Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL)

lp:~ubuntu-core-dev/hal/ubuntu

Created by Ubuntu Core Development Team on 2007-10-23 and last modified on 2010-11-20
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382. By Martin Pitt on 2010-11-20

releasing version 0.5.14-4ubuntu1

381. By Martin Pitt on 2010-11-20

* Merge with Debian experimental. remaining Ubuntu changes:
 - Add support for smartdimmer backlight control for GeForce 7/8/9 based
   Sony laptops.
   + Add 04_nvidia_brightness.patch.
   + Add smartdimmer recommends.
 - debian/hal.postinst: Do not create plugdev and powerdev groups.
 - Add 00git_bigger_path_size.patch, see patch header.
* Use D-Bus activation to start hal
  - Remove debian/hal.{init,default}.
  - Add D-Bus system service file debian/org.freedesktop.Hal.service.
  - Add systemd service file debian/hal.service which allows to manage hal
    via systemd.
  - Install both via debian/hal.install, create a symlink for hal.service so
    it is enabled by default when using systemd.
  - debian/hal.preinst: Remove init.d/default/rc.d files on upgrade.
  - debian/hal.postinst: When being triggered by an .fdi file update, query
    D-Bus to get the main pid. If hald is running kill the process and
    restart it via D-Bus activation.
  - debian/hal.postinst: Restart hal on upgrades.
  - debian/hal.prerm: Stop hal on remove.
  - debian/patches/02_libhal_dont_check_running.patch: In libhal_ctx_init(),
    do not check if hal is already running, since it will get D-Bus
    activated. Thanks to Lionel Le Folgoc for the patch!
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.1. No further changes.

380. By Martin Pitt on 2010-10-12

releasing version 0.5.14-3ubuntu1

379. By Martin Pitt on 2010-10-12

merge with Debian sid

378. By Martin Pitt on 2010-05-09

releasing version 0.5.14-0ubuntu6

377. By Martin Pitt on 2010-05-09

Add 00git_bigger_path_size.patch: Bump HAL_PATH_MAX to 4096. Patch taken
from upstream git head. (LP: #525245)

376. By Martin Pitt on 2010-05-09

Add 02_libhal_dont_check_running.patch: In libhal_ctx_init(), do not check
if hal is already running, since it will get D-Bus activated. Thanks to
Lionel Le Folgoc for the patch! (LP: #546992)

375. By Martin Pitt on 2010-04-01

releasing version 0.5.14-0ubuntu5

374. By Martin Pitt on 2010-04-01

Revert the previous change. We do not want any user to modify internal
system partitions without any authentication, it creates too much of a
security hole. Instead, the patch in kdelibs should be fixed, after all it
worked fine in karmic and earlier. (LP: #528907)

373. By Martin Pitt on 2010-03-31

releasing version 0.5.14-0ubuntu4

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