Can we safely remove those fdi files in hal-info?
Zhu, Peter J
peter.j.zhu at intel.com
Fri Dec 18 22:48:42 PST 2009
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Victor Lowther [mailto:victor.lowther at gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, December 17, 2009 11:30 AM
> To: Martin Pitt
> Cc: Zhu, Peter J; devkit-devel at lists.freedesktop.org
> Subject: Re: Can we safely remove those fdi files in hal-info?
> 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.
I'm using 1.3-rc3 to avoid HAL and would report any issues I found
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