exo hal dependency

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Tue Feb 20 17:26:36 CET 2007

Nikolas Arend wrote:
> Hi,
> Currently, as I understand it, exo depends on hal 0.5.7 or later to 
> include hal support. I'm working on Suse 10.1 (which is not so ancient 
> and has hal 0.5.6) and tried to update hal and all to meet that 
> requirement. Wasn't funny. I reverted to the vendor provided packages 
> and had a look at exo-hal. The only thing that seemed to be standing in 
> the way were new volume types like LIBHAL_VOLUME_DISC_TYPE_BDROM, which 
> I could just comment out (so they won't be supported but that's ok for 
> me). Wouldn't it be good to insert some #ifdef HAVE_... to support 
> "older" versions of hal? Although hal is under heavy development, it's 
> widely used (but not always with the latest version) and nice to have.

Feel free to submit a patch. configure.in.in already contains two checks
for such defines.

> Just a thought,
> Nick.


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