Mike McGrath wrote:
On 1/31/07, Bill Nottingham <notting(a)redhat.com> wrote:
> Mike McGrath (mmcgrath(a)fedoraproject.org) said:
> > *Note: this is not LHCP, which is going to be a much larger project.
> > Smolt has a much smaller scope and will ultimately (hopefully) be
> > replaced by LHCP when it is ready.
> So, the issue I see is that the data appears to be stored as HAL
> descriptive strings - these could change over time. Storing
> it as vendor/id pairs might be more flexible.
> (Or is this actually done that way, and the display on the website
> is what's doing the conversion?)
They're presently being pulled from the hardware object created using
the RHN client tools. I'll look to see what it would take to get
Ouch. The way RHN currently deals with hardware is pretty painful, at
least server-side; a bunch of us are interested in pursuing something
more HAL'ish, drop me a line if you're interested, and maybe we can see
if there are points of commonality.