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Re: Bug#624398: xserver-xorg: postinst script wants to invoke-rc.d hal on GNU/kFreeBSD, but there is no more /etc/init.d/hal

severity 624398 normal

Robert Millan <rmh@debian.org> (28/06/2011):
> Debian GNU/Hurd is currently using a HAL-less X server.  I don't know
> the exact drawbacks, but it can't be worse than what we have now.

Fix the hal bug so that it goes away (#624541).

> There's been some discussion [1] into finding a proper replacement for
> HAL, but this isn't the kind of thing that can be done in a rush.

Then take your time but work on it?

> Cooperation with upstream is highly desireable, almost mandatory, and
> as of now there isn't even a clear design on what needs to be done.

I think Guillem gave appropriate directions?


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