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Thu Oct 10 18:12:12 UTC 2013

On Thu, 10 Oct 2013 11:12:28 +0200, Oliver Grawert wrote:

> 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?
>> 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.

So how will users play DRM protected content (like Amazon video) with 
adobe flash player if hal isn't installed? It's still listed as a 
prerequisite on Adobe's site:


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