Can we safely remove those fdi files in hal-info?
victor.lowther at gmail.com
Wed Dec 16 19:30:16 PST 2009
On Tue, 2009-12-15 at 08:39 +0100, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Hello Peter,
> Zhu, Peter J [2009-12-14 20:16 +0800]:
> > Can we safely remove
> > /usr/share/hal/fdi/information/10freedesktop/10-usb-card-readers.fdi,
> > /usr/share/hal/fdi/preprobe/10osvendor/10-ide-drives.fdi and
> > /usr/share/hal/fdi/preprobe/10osvendor/20-broken-usb-sticks.fdi from
> > a system with DeviceKit-disks/udisk?
> The decisive factor is not if you
> have DK-disks installed, but if you have hal installed. If you have a
> system without hal, then you won't need the entire hal-info (and thus
> those fdi files) either. The exception is pm-utils prior to 1.3, which
> can read the suspend quirks straight from fdi files without going
> through hal.
No, pm-utils prior to 1.3 requires HAL to be running -- it is smart
enough to ask HAL to get the quirks, but it cannot read them straight
from the .fdi files.
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