Possible to get all keys with hal-get-property?

Kay Sievers kay.sievers at vrfy.org
Thu Mar 30 07:45:08 PST 2006

On Thu, Mar 30, 2006 at 10:27:08AM -0500, Madison Kelly wrote:
>   I am *starting* to get a handle on Hal. :p
>   I was wondering, is it possible to use 'hal-get-property' to show all
> the keys for a given UDI? For example (I know this doesn't work) but
> something like:
> hal-get-property --udi
> /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/volume_uuid_e5808dc8_f0c5_48b6_ab28_3b718558485b
> --key *

This shows only one device:
  lshal --long --show /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/computer

But I hope you don't plan to parse that with other software.

>   Even better would be some help on using Perl's Net::DBus to get all
> the keys for a given UDI! The docs are still sparse I am afraid (or at
> least sparse from the point of view of a n00b like me :P ).

Look at libhal, and what it is doing with DBUS, that should match


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