Hal and KDM breakage (was Re: KDE4 and input events stalled)
kientzle at freebsd.org
Tue Apr 7 16:53:08 PDT 2009
On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 4:43 PM, Joe Marcus Clarke <marcus at freebsd.org>wrote:
> It's not a question of what hal is doing, but rather how console-kit
> works (and hald depends on console-kit-daemon). It needs to be able to
> monitor each of the active vtys...
This is the part of the picture I'm still missing. *Why* does
hald (via console-kit) care about tracking active vtys?
(I presume hald actually doesn't care but that some client
of hald needs this information.... ???)
.... Bland did some work to correct this in -CURRENT, but it
> won't work on other versions. It was just easier to leave the hack in
> If this could be universally fixed in all supported versions of FreeBSD,
> then I would be happy to remove the hacks.
I'm still curious whether it's feasible to just not monitor the vtys.
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