[Mageia-dev] HALectomy on mageia ?

andre999 andr55 at laposte.net
Fri Mar 18 05:35:51 CET 2011

Balcaen John a écrit :
> I noticed a thread in mandriva maintainer mailing list regarding a HALectomy.
> So far there's not a lot of program currently linked to hal :
> urpmf --requires libhal.so.1
> lib64gnome-vfs2_0:libhal.so.1()(64bit)
> libgphoto-common:libhal.so.1()(64bit)
> hal:libhal.so.1()(64bit)
> lib64hal1:libhal.so.1()(64bit)
> gimp:libhal.so.1()(64bit)
> gnome-pilot:libhal.so.1()(64bit)
> xfburn:libhal.so.1()(64bit)
> lib64synce0:libhal.so.1()(64bit)
> lib64rapi2:libhal.so.1()(64bit)
> halevt:libhal.so.1()(64bit)
> nut-drivers-hal:libhal.so.1()(64bit)
> libvirt-utils:libhal.so.1()(64bit)
> Debian&  fedora are also working on it cf
> http://wiki.debian.org/HALRemoval
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/HalRemoval
> Should we go for it ?

I think it's a good idea.
Of course keeping hal itself for the interim, but removing hal 
dependancies in other packages.

Contributors like myself would appreciate knowing with what to replace 
hal references with, by package.
Or should we just follow the links above ?

(For the moment I'm working on something else, but should be available 


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