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Month: June 2014

Re: [trinity-users] dependency to deprecated hal package

From: Stefan Endrullis <stefan@...>
Date: Sun, 08 Jun 2014 09:24:02 +0200
Oh, now I see that there is no strong dependency to hal.  It's already only a suggestion.

So my mail was as useful as a hole in the head.

Anyway, thanks.


On 08.06.2014 09:19, Stefan Endrullis wrote:
> Hello,
> I recently upgraded to Ubuntu trusty and discovered some problems with hal.  I read that hal is deprecated and that I have to purge the package in order to get rid of the problems.
> Unfortunately kdebase-kio-plugins-trinity depends on hal, because of some hotplug/automount features
> I could easily give up on the hotplug/automount feature.  But kdebase-kio-plugins-trinity contains also the protocol support for ftp, http, ... - essential parts of trinity.
> What's the future of this package?
> Is it possible to convert the "strong dependency" to hal into a "package suggestion" and to eventually implement some fallback strategies if hal is not available (just deactivating all hal features)?
> Regards,
> Stefan
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