HAL gone in Saucy, now what?

Marc Deslauriers marcdeslauriers at videotron.ca
Tue Oct 15 13:38:22 UTC 2013

On 13-10-15 09:26 AM, W. Scott Lockwood III wrote:
> On Tue, 2013-10-15 at 08:38 -0400, Marc Deslauriers wrote:
>> Wine hasn't been built with HAL support in Ubuntu in a _long_ time,
>> since it
>> gained support for udisks.
>> Marc.
> So push those changes back upstream to winehq, because if I try to
> compile the latest source, it wants HAL libs.

They got pushed to the upstream tree in dec 2011.

The code still allows you to build with HAL so it can still support ancient
distros, but there is no reason to build it with HAL if your distro has udisks.


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