[newb] Will xorg still allow non-hal config?

Carlos R. Mafra crmafra2 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 30 03:11:10 PST 2008

On Sat 29.Nov'08 at 18:52:55 +0000, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> 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.

Nice to know about that. I don't need HAL here with my Window Maker and 
was worried about the news of X requiring HAL in the future.

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