[newb] Will xorg still allow non-hal config?
mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Sat Nov 29 10:52:55 PST 2008
On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 06:37:48PM +0100, eatdirt wrote:
> 1) Today, if you are not under the gas factory desktops, gnome/kde, you
> don't need HAL. I never used/needed HAL. Will xorg still allow users to
> not use HAL?
Yes, especially since HAL is not available on all the platforms that X
supports. You can still configure devices statically via Xorg.conf.
> 2) I am not competent to understand the need of HAL under xorg. But I am
> experienced enough to understand that doing so will increase the
> probability of X failure by, at least, the one of HAL failure. Why
> taking such a risk?
Because it allows extra functionality.
Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
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