libhal-dev

Oliver Grawert ogra at ubuntu.com
Thu Oct 10 09:12:28 UTC 2013


hi,
Am Mittwoch, den 09.10.2013, 13:11 -0500 schrieb W. Scott Lockwood III:
> Does anyone know what happened to libhal-dev for 13.10?
> http://www.ubuntuupdates.org/package/core/saucy/universe/base/libhal-dev
> shows it as deleted. Wine still uses libhal-dev, so I'm wondering why,
> and if there is a plan to replace it's functionality?
> 

hal was discontinued 4 years ago, it is completely unmaintained ... if
software doesn't get fixes and updates anymore to cope with the changes
underneath and around it, you can only carry it along for so long ... 

hal's functionality was merged into udev back in 2008.

ciao
	oli
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