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Re: Dropping HAL? [Was: Bits from the Release Team - Kicking off Wheezy]

Samuel Thibault <sthibault@debian.org> (31/03/2011):
> Michael Biebl, le Thu 31 Mar 2011 14:30:06 +0200, a écrit :
> > As you can see, xserver-xorg still uses hal on kfreebsd, but iirc
> > KiBi did some work in that regard.
> AFAIK, it was agreed that hal is needed for now. FreeBSD's devd
> should be a long-term replacement.

That it stalled for now. Need to check with xorg developers whether
doing book keeping in the server (rather than in a separate daemon,
which indeed sounds bad) would be appropriate. Last activity is
Guillem's suggestion, as mentioned on [1].

 1. http://blog.ikibiki.org/2011/02/21/DXN-6/


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