[arch-dev-public] GNOME 2.28 - changes ahead

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon Aug 10 14:34:46 EDT 2009

On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 1:20 PM, Jan de Groot<jan at jgc.homeip.net> wrote:
> DeviceKit-Disks will replace the functionality that used to be provided
> by hal. GNOME will no longer use hal for this. I don't know about KDE,
> but I think they will follow soon. Hal will stay alive, but it has
> received deprecation status upstream, which means that only bugfixes
> will get applied, no new features anymore.

LOL this is so confusing. So what happens with xorg that now requires
hal for keyboards and mice? We now need a daemon running to recognize
input devices and nothing else?

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