On Tue, 2009-11-10 at 01:58 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
On 11/10/2009 01:58 AM, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> I'd like to retire kudzu for F-13.
> - There are places where it almost certainly does not work with current kernels
> - It's so deprecated that one of its replacements (HAL) has since been
> frozen and deprecated
> - Given that, its upstream is very dead
> However, it is still being required by two programs:
> - hwbrowser
> - fwfstab
> If someone wants to keep it limping along for thsese two programs I can
> orphan it. But I'd really rather just retire it.
I filed a bug report against these programs a while back to move away
from Kudzu. Neither of these programs themselves seem to be actively
The move from kudzu over udev to hal and via DeviceKit back to (lib)udev
wasn't something I wanted to follow while it was still moving ;-). In
the hope that using libudev is here to stay, I can now reimplement
hwbrowser on top of it -- I don't think porting the old code is a good
idea, as it wasn't written with hot-pluggable hardware in mind.
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