DCOP D-BUS HAL and new cd's

Dawit A. adawit at kde.org
Sat Sep 18 06:17:04 BST 2004

On Friday 17 September 2004 11:28, Sashmit Bhaduri wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Sep 2004 18:05:30 +0200, Kévin Ottens <ervin at ipsquad.net> wrote:
> > For CD polling and insertion notification, there's some Linux specific
> > code in kdenonbeta/kdeautorun too. Moreover HAL is currently really Linux
> > specific... I don't see it ported to something else soon (I hope to be
> > proved wrong).
> >
> > Fully relying on something Linux specific is not a good idea, we should
> > not forget our FreeBSD users for example (and yes I'm a Linux user, but I
> > don't deny the existence of other OS for KDE users).
> HAL looks ( http://freedesktop.org/pipermail/hal/2004-June/000421.html
> ) to be fairly
> portable. There is a difference between BEING linux-specific and
> HAVING linux-specific
> parts when compiled in Linux. That's like saying that Linux isn't
> portable because it has i386-specific code when run on i386.

Has anybody looked at discover (also mentioned in the HAL docs) ?

Dawit A.
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