hal-get-property bug or usage misunderstanding?

Sjoerd Simons sjoerd at luon.net
Sat Jun 19 04:02:40 PDT 2004

On Mon, Jun 14, 2004 at 02:02:31PM +0200, Ralph Aichinger wrote:
> halt-get-property seems to do this, but it has no manpage, just a very
> terse --help message. When I do 
> |client21% hal-get-property --udi 
> |'/org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/pci_8086_7190' --key 'info.bus'
> |hal-get-property 0.2.92
> |
> |Type is string
> I get no information about the *contents* of 'info.bus', just its type.
> Is this a bug in hal-get-property or am I just too stupid to use it?

It seems that hal-get-property doesn't add a newline at the end.. So adding a 
; echo at the end of your command will show you the info ;)

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