HAL gone in Saucy, now what?

William Scott Lockwood III vladinator at gmail.com
Tue Oct 15 12:20:47 UTC 2013

On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 4:44 AM, Oliver Grawert <ogra at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Am Dienstag, den 15.10.2013, 01:48 -0400 schrieb Ric Moore:
>> What makes links like /dev/sr0 to such things as /dev/dvd now? HAL used
>> to and since I did the upgrade, I still have all those HAL rules.
>> /dev/cdrom is created as a symlink to /dev/sr0, but not /dev/cdrw
>> dev/dvd nor /dev/dvdrw
>> Is all the HAL stuff to be erased? Inquiring minds would like to know
>> and I'm scared! And, what takes it's place? :) Ric
> it was already erased 3 years ago in ubuntu (only a few universe
> packages were using it since) ...
> since you didnt notice it until this thread, why bother now ;)
> (and as Tom said (and me too in another thread) udev has been replacing
> hal back then)
> ciao
>         oli

Except where it doesn't - namely, in things like wine that depend on
the hal libs. DERP.

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