HAL 0.1 release

Havoc Pennington hp at redhat.com
Thu Oct 2 00:56:36 EEST 2003

On Wed, 2003-10-01 at 15:31, Joe Shaw wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-10-01 at 15:01, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > Of course having wrapper APIs or "bindings" for various dependencies is
> > fine, see dbus (and the yes/no/auto --enable-foo setup for each
> > dependency foo in the configure script).
> Speaking of which, do you think it's possible and sensible to split some
> common things in dbus out into a library?  I'm thinking of a lot of
> stuff that is reinvented in dbus that exists in glib, like string
> utilities, DBusWatch, etc.  If it's decided to forego a glib dependency
> in the client library for hal, we'll need some main loop integration for
> getting hardware events.  Right now I think it just assumes a glib main
> loop or does the dbus stuff in a separate thread.  (David, correct me if
> I'm wrong.)

The question is, how is a utility library split out of dbus different
from GLib?


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