Orphaning and retiring HAL
mclasen at redhat.com
Wed Mar 16 15:37:11 UTC 2011
On Wed, 2011-03-16 at 16:28 +0100, Nicola Soranzo wrote:
> Alle mercoledì 16 marzo 2011, Matthias Clasen ha scritto:
> > On Wed, 2011-03-16 at 15:50 +0100, Nicola Soranzo wrote:
> > > See also the Feature page:
> > >
> > > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/HalRemoval
> > >
> > > I have been updating the dependency list there for almost a year.
> > Wow, you've done a nice job there, thanks for keeping that uptodate.
> > I think for F16, we should probably open a feature page for the goal of
> > getting gnome-vfs2 off the live cd.
> Since gnome-vfs2 requires hal-libs, this is the same goal!
> Otherwise, as mentioned in the Feature page, we can disable HAL support in
> gnome-vfs2, like Debian is doing. In this case, gnome-vfs2 should fall back to
> /etc/mtab, but probably the functionalities of some programs may be affected
> (e.g. in Inkscape the "Import from Open Clip Art Library").
No, the goal is to really get rid of gnome-vfs2. It has been superseded
by gio+gvfs and its time that things start to move in that direction...
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