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Month: September 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] kdebase without hal?

From: Nix <nix@...>
Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2011 23:27:43 +0100
On 9 Sep 2011, Calvin Morrison said:
> Why don't we maintain HAL? As with Qt3, if no one supports it, it can just
> "disappear into our source. No one need bother with it.
> I mean it is an integral part of a desktop and there is no viable
> replacement. Therefore I vote that we should adopt it.

It runs as root, is notably nonportable, gets little or no security
review, and its original authors have declared it unmaintainable (and
having looked at it, I must agree).

This seems like a bad thing to pull into Trinity.

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