Moving libsolid-hal to unmaintained?

Kevin Ottens ervin at
Mon Apr 23 15:42:33 BST 2012

On Monday 23 April 2012 11:22:15 Raphael Kubo da Costa wrote:
> Alex Fiestas <afiestas at> writes:
> > On Monday, April 23, 2012 11:18:14 AM todd rme wrote:
> >> Is there a way to have it so HAL is enabled by default on BSD systems,
> >> but on Linux systems you need to manually use a cmake flag to enable
> >> it?
> > 
> > Well I don't see why we need HAL on Linux, so unless you can give me some
> > reason too keep it I will make it available only on BSD/Solaris but not on
> > Linux.
> Why not build it depending on the presence of HAL in the system and
> avoid hardcoding these options depending on the OS?

Well we know for sure the presence of HAL only at runtime (we don't depend or 
even check for libhal).

Kévin Ottens,

KDAB - proud patron of KDE,
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