HAL ideas from mac

Carlos Perelló Marín carlos at pemas.net
Mon Oct 20 00:26:13 EEST 2003

El dom, 19-10-2003 a las 23:20, Marc Boris Dürner escribió:
> Hi, 
> > It would probably be useful to factor all the volume handling stuff out 
> > into a daemon (using hal objects and dbus interfaces) as Carlos suggested 
> > earlier? 
> What do you mean by volume handling? It may be that I misunderstood this,
> but if it 
> involves mounting/unmounting drives to a defined place in the fs, then I
> would advise 
> against including anything like this in HAL (at this time). Every
> distribution configures the 
> system differently and it would cause them more problems than it solves
> (speaking for 
> ArkLinux here). For the moment I would refrain from doing any system
> configuration via 
> HAL even if it appears trivial. 

The idea is that hal will be integrated with every distro that wants it
so yes, it's a way to handle mounting/unmounting drives.

You will get cd/dvd change notifications and of course, you will get
true plug&play hard drives like any modern Operating system.

Of course, you will be able to deactivate it.

> But I could be wrong... 

I think so.


> Marc 
Carlos Perelló Marín
Debian GNU/Linux Sid (PowerPC)
Linux Registered User #121232
mailto:carlos at pemas.net || mailto:carlos at gnome.org
Valencia - Spain
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