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Re: [trinity-devel] kdebase without hal?

From: /dev/ammo42 <mickeytintincolle@...>
Date: Thu, 8 Sep 2011 12:43:05 +0200
Le Wed, 7 Sep 2011 17:27:33 -0500,
"Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...> a écrit :

> <snip>
> >
> > Can't you get the info You need from other sources? I mean sysfs,
> > DBUS and so on?
> 
> Yes, but it's a pain.  Additionally, as those interfaces change we
> would have to maintain the TDE connections to them, which would sap
> time and energy away from other tasks.
Why not reuse the work of KDE developers and use KDE4's Solid library ?
It already supports both HAL and u* backends, doesn't seem to depend on
other parts of kdelibs4 and the license is compatible.
> 
> I have not yet decided on a course of action, but probably nothing
> will be done as far as replacing HAL until either someone sponsors
> the work or does it themselves.
> 
> Tim