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Month: November 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] Appeal for freedom of speech

From: Julius Schwartzenberg <julius.schwartzenberg@...>
Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2011 22:33:37 +0100
Julius Schwartzenberg wrote:
> Ilya Chernykh wrote:
>> On Sunday 13 November 2011 00:55:46 Timothy Pearson wrote:
>>> It forces the usage of a "/media" directory, which could lock TDE to a
>>> specific set of distributions.  I have not given that patch a closer look
>>> because of this potential issue.
>> ...and to add to the previous response, I do not want you to include this
>> patch in trinity. Not inluding this will make other developers possible to
>> write a better HAL replacement once HAL is removed from their distributions
>> (I believe among major distros only Ubuntu still keeps HAL? I may be wrong).
> No, Ubuntu also removed HAL I understand. I think Trinity for newer
> Ubuntu's actually includes HAL itself for this reason.

My mistake. It's still in Ubuntu, just not in the default install.
Trinity pulls it in from the Ubuntu repository.

I wonder if shipping HAL along with Trinity/KDE3 could be a temporary
fix though.