was Re: dbus and hal

Jeremy Utley jeremy at jutley.org
Sun Apr 17 10:12:22 PDT 2005

Matthew Burgess wrote:

> Jeremy Utley wrote:
>> Randy - both of these are strictly cmmi installations - their configure
>> scripts will pick up deps just fine.  I can take a look for the deps for
>> you guys, if you like.
> I started looking into this, but soon got distracted unfortunately.  
> As you're probably already aware, Jeremy, hal & dbus rely on 
> particular versions of each other to compile correctly.  Basically 
> hal-0.5.0 needs the latest dbus.  However, gnome-vfs can use hal, but 
> is incompatible with hal-0.5.0 (a patch is available somewhere 
> though).  Likewise, hal is heavily dependent on gnome, but only at 
> runtime (hal-device-manager seems to want all of gnome and its python 
> bindings installed in order to do anything!).
> Regards,
> Matt.

You took my post out of context, but, of course, I should have altered 
the subject :)  These comments were against Gaim/Xchat, which Randy had 
also brought up in his thread.


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