dbus_enable and hald_enable

Paweł Grzyb pg.devbsd at gmail.com
Tue Jun 8 22:05:31 UTC 2010

Thank you for your help!


W dniu 8 czerwca 2010 23:57 użytkownik Paul Schmehl <
pschmehl_lists at tx.rr.com> napisał:

> --On Tuesday, June 08, 2010 23:29:38 +0200 Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de>
> wrote:
>> If you ask what HAL and DBUS actually *ARE*, I'm not sure what
>> to answer - to me, they are both useless. :-)
> hald is an interface between devices and programs.  It listens for
> attachment/detachment of input devices (keyboard, mouse, etc.) and informs
> listening programs of those events.
> dbus is an interprocess communication system that allows programs to
> connect to and exchange messages with other programs.  It allows the kernel,
> for example, to interact with your desktop.  Rather than you interacting
> directly with the kernel, dbus acts as a middle man, controlling the
> communications between the two and only allowing you to perform actions
> which are considered "safe" or "reasonable".
> The two work together, for example, to let your desktop know when you
> connect a new mouse or type on your keyboard.
> --
> Paul Schmehl, Senior Infosec Analyst
> As if it wasn't already obvious, my opinions
> are my own and not those of my employer.
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