Using HAL for X Server Config Properties?
ajax at nwnk.net
Fri Oct 7 12:49:23 PDT 2005
On Friday 07 October 2005 14:38, Jim Gettys wrote:
> I'm less familiar with HAL than D-BUS... but certainly the above sounds
> a lot like HAL's wiki page or Havoc's manifesto. But I have no clue if
> other platforms have been interested in picking up HAL: X serves many
> different platforms, not just Linux.
The complaint I have heard about HAL is that it's a fairly direct mapping to
Linux 2.6's sysfs, which may not be the appropriate model for other systems.
But I think the important thing here is not HAL necessarily, so much as just
getting the information to the server through some common communication
channel. DBUS provides the medium, HAL (or its moral equivalent) provides
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