[arch-general] HAL dependencies

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Sun Apr 18 01:33:15 CEST 2010

Am 18.04.2010 01:22, schrieb Rob Bean:
> It looks like there are only 3: gnome-vfs, gstreamer0.10-good-plugins, and
> vlc.  I can use ABS to rebuild these without HAL, but I'm concerned that
> these packages may actually need it.

From short discussions with Jan, I determined that the HAL dependency
can probably be safely removed from all of those.

> Has anyone else stripped HAL completely out of their Arch install?

Would be too nice, but it looks like KDE 4.5 won't be HAL-free yet and
we'll have to wait for 4.6 - so I will keep HAL around for at least half
a year.

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