[arch-general] HAL dependencies

Rob Bean papabean at gmail.com
Sun Apr 18 01:49:15 CEST 2010

Ok.  I'm just going to rebuild them and see what happens.  :)

On Sat, Apr 17, 2010 at 4:33 PM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org>wrote:

> 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.

The world is full of tough guys.  It doesn't need me to be one, too.

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