Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 506441
get rid of the kudzu dependency
Last modified: 2013-03-13 01:45:14 EDT
Description of problem:
It's high time kudzu went away. It has deprecated for a really long time (around FC5 timeframe) and been replaced with HAL which itself has been super-ceded by DeviceKit. Look at moving over to DeviceKit if necessary or just orphan this.
This has been on my "list of things to do" for too long already...
Anyway, how has DeviceKit superceded hal? Last time I looked (2 months ago?) it didn't come near to telling me all the things I want to know for hwbrowser/its successor. Has this improved?
You will have to talk to the desktop team for specific information but my understanding is that, yes, it has improvement and the plan has been to replace HAL entirely over time.
Good to know. I've also checked out what information DeviceKit offers and it definitely is more than last time. I'll have to check if all needed info is accessible via DeviceKit. I'll encapsulate getting the info anyway so if all else fails, I can use hal as an intermediate way.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 12 development cycle.
Changing version to '12'.
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