HAL <-> Xorg troubles

Simon Geard delgarde at ihug.co.nz
Fri Apr 3 19:48:35 PDT 2009

On Fri, 2009-04-03 at 19:48 -0500, William Immendorf wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 6:12 PM, michael lang <kingoipo at gmail.com> wrote:
> > My apologies for double mailing, but I have to correct myself, I used the
> > patch on http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/hal/2008-August/012179.html
> > and got a whole lot more info, but the error in the end is still the same,
> > hald cannot get dbus to convince that it is privileged to own the service
> > org.freedesktop.Hal(even though haldaemon and root are allowed to own it
> > according to /etc/dbus-1/system.d/hal.conf) (note, the --retain-privileges
> > option doesn't change this either)

> Best solution: Try 0.5.12rc1. Yes, this is a rc1 version, but at least
> it works for me.

I'd second that, since my understanding is that that's what the
distributions are using. I've hassled the hal guys once or twice about
getting a release out, but nothing seems to have happened.

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