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Month: September 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] kdebase without hal?

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2011 16:36:45 -0500
>> 2011/9/7 Serghei Amelian <serghei@...>:
>>> On Wednesday 07 September 2011 22:38:07 Timothy Pearson wrote:
>>> [...]
>>>> As far as I can tell, yes. �ksmserver relies on HAL at the moment, and
>>>> the
>>>> appropriate #ifdef logic has not yet been added to the code to disable
>>>> HAL.
>>>> HAL is simply a small background process that should not affect
>>>> anything
>>>> else on your system. �Why doesn't it work on Gentoo?
>>> On Gentoo HAL cannot be installed with newer versions of udev.
>>>> Tim
>>> --
>>> Serghei
>> Yep. It's masked and I can imagine it will be hell getting it
>> working... and I'm not really up to reinstalling my gentoo if I mess
>> badly trying to install hal.
> OK.  I should mention that HAL's replacements (DeviceKit and its pieces)
> are more limited than HAL.  This impacts Trinity, as one of its design
> goals is to expose as much useful information to the user as possible.
> Currently we strongly recommend to use HAL when possible, as there is no
> direct replacement for it under Linux at this time.
> Tim

Can you try this patch against kdebase to see if it enables compilation
without HAL support?



BTW Serghei, I decided to handle this one so you don't need to waste your
time on it.  I'm learning CMake slowly, bit by little bit... ;-)