peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Thu Jan 31 15:09:19 PST 2013
On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 06:05:43PM +0000, Steven Newbury wrote:
> On Thu, 2013-01-31 at 09:01 -0800, Etienne Robillard wrote:
> > Thanks. But i didn't use --disable-config-hal... It was set to the default (auto). For that
> > reason I was hoping not to have to mess with hald to make the server running
> > again.
> > I guess i'll have to explicitely attempt to use the "--disable-config-hal" flag
> > next time I want to try a build.
> I'm pretty sure HAL is disabled by configure if udev support is
> detected. Input hotplug requires one of the other, udev is preferred.
indeed that his the case (on linux). and configure will refuse to enable
both, but apparently it doesn't complain if you enabled neither. while a
potential use-case in theory, it's quite unlikely and we should warn the
> > hal/dbus is such a mess anyway that i'm quite happy to learn its being deprecated
> > by udev. :)
> > Cheers,
> > Etienne
> > On Thu, 31 Jan 2013 08:51:46 +1000
> > Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at who-t.net> wrote:
> > > HAL hasn't been required on linux since server 1.8 where we switched to
> > > udev. If you disable hal you'll need to install the udev devel package to
> > > make sure you have at least one config backend.
> > >
> > > right now, I suspect that you disable HAL, udev isn't enabled so the server
> > > simply doesn't detect your input devices.
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > > Peter
> > >
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