HAL/D-BUS - 1 more time

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Apr 25 08:24:26 PDT 2006

Dan Nicholson wrote these words on 04/25/06 10:11 CST:

> So, you want to build gnome-vfs without HAL support?

No. More than anything I was just kidding around.

>  Did I say what
> you're referring to?  I don't remember how that conversation went.

No. And to only just disclose the comment, keeping the sender
private, I give you this:

> It's only an optional dependency. Gnome-VFS and Gnome-2.14 works fine 
> without HAL or D-Bus. I plug in some flash memory and it automatically 
> mounts it as /dev/sda1 on /mnt/mp3. Some problem with HAL or D-Bus is no 
> reason not to use Gnome-2.14. It's just FUD to make out that Gnome 
> requires HAL or D-Bus

This was in response to a comment I made where I said "can use HAL"
and it was interpreted as "requires HAL".



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