Main Inclusion Report for the libsmbios1 package


  1. Availability: available for x86, amd64

  2. Rationale:

    • libsmbios is needed for proper backlight functionality on Dell laptops
    • Used by the dell-backlight hal addon.
  3. Security:

  4. Quality assurance:

    • Package works out of the box without configuration.
    • Package does not ask any debconf questions.
    • Active upstream.
    • See Ubuntu

    • See Debian

    • There is no official bugzilla. The developers recommend sending issues to the official mailing list.

  5. Standards compliance:

  6. Dependencies:

    • All in main.
  7. External references:


MartinPitt: approved

MainInclusionReportLibsmbios (last edited 2008-08-06 16:13:44 by localhost)