Bug#605750: Please remove hal from LSB init header
On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 13:31:49 +0200, Michael Biebl wrote:
> Am 03.12.2010 13:24, schrieb Michael Biebl:
> > On 03.12.2010 10:54, Julien Cristau wrote:
> >> On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 03:05:14 +0100, Michael Biebl wrote:
> >>> Package: xdm
> >>> given that Xorg no longer uses hal for input hotplugging, the
> >>> Should-Start/Should-Stop: hal in xdm's LSB init header no longer makes
> >>> sense and should be removed.
> >> Xorg uses hal on kfreebsd.
> > The hal version in experimental (0.5.14-4), which will be uploaded to sid after
> > the squeeze release, will use D-Bus activation, to start hal on demand.
> > So even on kfreebsd it should be safe to remove it then.
> FWIW, the D-Bus activated HAL version is in unstable/wheezy now.
It's not in squeeze though, so removing the Should-Start from xdm.init
at this point would break partial upgrades.