[rfc] Activating Common Services

David Zeuthen david at fubar.dk
Tue Jun 19 08:18:33 PDT 2007

On Tue, 2007-06-19 at 11:16 -0400, David Zeuthen wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-06-19 at 16:05 +0100, Richard Hughes wrote:
> > Sure, replace HAL with bluetooth, the argument changes.
> The plan here, as I've discussed with the Bluez guys, is to start the
> Bluetooth daemons as a HAL singleton addon; e.g. it's running if, and
> only if, you have a Bluetooth host controller interface.

To clarify: the Bluez daemons run if, and only if, you have Bluetooth
hardware installed. E.g. plug in a BT dongle, the daemon starts, yank it
out and the daemon is stopped (similar when unloading/loading the kernel
driver). Simple as that and, I believe, the experience we want, yes?


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