[Pm-utils] pm-utils 1.2.0-rc1 released, ready for testing

Victor Lowther victor.lowther at gmail.com
Sun Sep 7 06:33:15 PDT 2008

On Fri, Jul 25, 2008 at 11:39:52PM -0500, Victor Lowther wrote:
> After several weeks of cooking, pm-utils 1.2.0 is ready for more
> widespread testing.  Key features of the 1.2 branch of pm-utils are:
> * The core hook-running machinery will now abort running hooks of one
> fails, and the front-end scripts will return a failure error code if
> hook-running was aborted.
> * We have guidelines for hook ordering conventions for suspend/resume
> hooks.  The hooks packaged with pm-utils have been reordered to
> conform to these conventions. See pm/HOWTO.hooks for more information.
> * We handle suspend-hybrid correctly.  The two hooks that care about
> the difference between suspend, hibernate, and hybrid suspend have
> been updated to take hybrid suspend into account -- the remainder of
> the hooks required no modification.
> * Some changes have been made to the core pm-utils code to make
> pm-powersave more useful.  Specifically, it is now possible to have
> different settings loaded depending on whether or not you are using
> using pm-action to initiate a suspend/resume or you are using
> pm-powersave to enable or disable power saving functionality, and
> sleep and power hooks will not interfere with each other when using
> the functionality provided by ${PM_FUNCTIONS}.  The experimental
> powersave-hooks branch in the main git repository contains some
> example powersave hooks that use this functionality
> pm-utils-1.2.0-rc1 is available for download from
> http://pm-utils.freedesktop.org/wiki/, and has been tagged in the main
> git repository.

Well, since rc1 has had a much longer than expected test cycle and I
have recieved no feedback, I am going to go ahead and release 1.2.0
unchanged.  There will be a release announcement shortly.
> Bug reports, patches, etc. welcome.

Victor Lowther
Ubuntu Certified Professional

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