Special device information properties

Ali Abdallah aliov at xfce.org
Fri Jan 29 08:16:52 PST 2010

On 01/29/2010 08:27 AM, Martin Pitt wrote:
>> But is udev compatible with BSD at all?
> u{disks,power} are on a higher architecture level than udev, and thus
> are more abstract and easier to implement on a different OS. So using
> those APIs has a higher chance of portability than using udev.

Yes, but there is no way to avoid gudev usage for applications like 
thunar that needs information about more than just power and storage 
devices, not sure if there is a portable way here. HAL provided these 
information, but also not sure if it worked on BSD systems at all.
> Martin


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