Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 700405
Broken dependency on deprecated hal
Last modified: 2011-09-20 08:49:18 EDT
Description of problem:
Since HAL has been deprecated upstream for 3 years, all major distributions are removing it. You can find more details on the proposed Fedora Feature page:
The hal package has already been deprecated by its maintainer and blocked from composes for rawhide.
Therefore, unless somebody volunteers to maintain hal, the following broken dependencies for your package should be removed:
halevt-0.1.6.2-4.fc15.i686 requires libhal.so.1
If these dependencies cannot be removed, this package should probably be
deprecated as well:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
I would suggest to deprecate this package for Fedora 16:
There are only two packages depending on HAL now...
Indeed halevt without hal doesn't make any sense. I am not sure that there is a replacement yet in fedora, but I don't have a fedora anymore and I don't really follow fedora development anymore, so I don't really know.
Some candidates could be
Seems like none is in Fedora yet...
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database. Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
Thanks Manuel for deprecating halevt for F16 and rawhide!
I'm closing this bug.