Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: ross smith <rjsm@×××××.edu>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo package statistics -- GSoC 2011
Date: Wed, 08 Jun 2011 20:27:31
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo package statistics -- GSoC 2011 by "Francisco Blas Izquierdo Riera (klondike)"
>>> May be collect hardware info & kernel configs too? >>> For example cpuinfo, lspci and lsusb(?). >> That's not part of package statistics. There's the smolt project for >> hardware statistics. > Well there is another reason about why you don't want' to log that: > Hardened users. Not having access to the kernel .config helps in making > the system more resilient to some attacks, as a result many hardened > users are very stubborn in not having the .config files published.
I would really like to see a nice way to set what information I want sent. Perhaps a config file in /etc ? Also, an option to see what is being sent would be great. :) I look forward to start contributing my machine's info. -Ross