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Re: [trinity-users] trinity on FreeBSD 10.1

From: baho-utot@...
Date: Sun, 08 Feb 2015 08:31:39 -0500
On 02/07/2015 14:45, Dr. Nikolaus Klepp wrote:
> Am Samstag, 7. Februar 2015 schrieb Timothy Pearson:
>
>> What does FreeBSD recommend as a HAL replacement?  udev was the closest I
>> could find, and even then I had to implement huge chunks of HAL
>> functionality on top of udev, udisks, upower, etc.  Surely they aren't
>> suggesting applications natively probe the hardware; that would be
>> ridiculous and never supported by TDE.
>>
>> Tim
> The handbook says: Xorg uses HAL.
>
> https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x-config.html
>
> Nik
>
>

That is incorrect.
HAL is only needed if you want to create an xorg.conf

$ pkg info xorg-server
xorg-server-1.14.7_1,1
Name           : xorg-server
Version        : 1.14.7_1,1
Installed on   : Fri Feb  6 21:33:03 EST 2015
Origin         : x11-servers/xorg-server
Architecture   : freebsd:10:x86:64
Prefix         : /usr/local
Categories     : x11-servers
Licenses       : MIT
Maintainer     : x11@...
WWW            : http://www.freedesktop.org/Software/xorg
Comment        : X.Org X server and related programs
Options        :
         DEVD           : on
         HAL            : off
         SUID           : on
Shared Libs required:
         libpixman-1.so.0
         libpciaccess.so.0
         libdrm.so.2
         libXfont.so.1
         libXdmcp.so.6
         libXau.so.6
Shared Libs provided:
         libwfb.so
         libvgahw.so
         libvbe.so
         libshadowfb.so
         libshadow.so
         libint10.so
         libglx.so
         libfbdevhw.so
         libfb.so
         libexa.so
Annotations    :
         repo_type      : binary
         repository     : pcbsd-major
Flat size      : 4.59MiB
Description    :
This package contains the X.Org X server and some associated programs.