[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#604793: Bug#604793: Please package newer upstream release without hal dependency

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Wed Nov 24 12:40:30 UTC 2010

On mer., 2010-11-24 at 13:07 +0100, Michael Biebl wrote:
> > Well, to be honest, the fact that replacement relies on udev which
> is
> > Linux-only doesn't help :)
> To be more specific:
> upower already has a freebsd backend (for stuff like
> xfce-power-manager)
> udisks does not and is currently Linux-only.
> GIO/GVFS uses udisks/g-d-u on Linux and hal on kfreebsd in Debian.
> If the xfce apps use GIO they should not be concerned about how the lower layers
> are implemented.

Yeah, I think we're quite safe on this for now, we don't use udisks
directly. But some plugins still require thunar-vfs which in turns use
hal. Those will have to be dropped (or kept for kFreeBSD :)
> Do you have a more specific questions regarding this topic? 

No, thanks :)
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