[PATCH] configure: enable udev backend as "auto"

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Wed Mar 24 18:27:40 PDT 2010

On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 16:06:30 +1100, Daniel Stone wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 11:08:55AM +1000, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> > Due to the checks in configure, this means it gets priority over HAL if
> > libudev is found.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at who-t.net>
> > ---
> > Is it time yet to ring the bells on HAL? Fedora's been building with udev
> > enabled for quite a while now and IIRC Debian for even longer.
> > 
> > I think switching to udev as the default for 1.8 is a good idea.
> As long as Debian testing and Lucid or whatever are shipping a
> reasonable version of udev by then, sure.
Debian unstable has been using (a previous version of) this code since
January 7th, Debian testing since January 27th, and Ubuntu lucid since
December 7th, AFAICT.  Other than a couple of initial glitches (which
got fixed upstream) it seems to be working fine.


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