hal -> udev migration for libgphoto2

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at ubuntu.com
Thu Jun 4 09:17:01 PDT 2009

Hello all,

David Zeuthen [2009-06-04 11:21 -0400]:
> This looks good. But how about setting ID_GPHOTO2=1 instead of hoping
> that we'll always set GPHOTO2_DRIVER? Not important I guess, just think
> it's nicer that way...

It's not more or less reliable than setting GPHOTO2_DRIVER, but indeed
the ID_FOO=1 schema is pretty common nowadays, so I agree about the

> > # mark for automatic ACL management
> This probably shouldn't be in gphoto2 but in udev-extras instead
> (separate policy from mechanism and allows us to change how ACLs are
> handled in the future). Kay, what do you think?

I updated the patch on the upstream bug accordingly.

Kay Sievers [2009-06-04 17:29 +0200]:
> The ACL_MANAGE trigger should be in udev only and not in the gphoto
> rules, it's udev "policy stuff" which should not leak into generic
> infrastructure. We do the same for scanners already in the udev acl
> rules:
>   ENV{libsane_matched}=="yes", ENV{ACL_MANAGE}="1"

Ack. I'll commit that to udev-extras once I get some feedback from
Marcus and the patch makes it into upstream.



Martin Pitt                        | http://www.piware.de
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