Devices related notifications from kernel to userspace

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at
Thu Dec 27 12:56:26 PST 2007

On Thu, Dec 27, 2007 at 08:49:33PM +0100, Robert Luciani wrote:
> > Yes, I know about hal and friends, but I'd like to keep this stuff away 
> > from my machines. In fact I think that it's insane to have such complex 
> > stuff to solve so simple things.
> It would still be nice to provide compatibility so that existing apps
> like gnome-volume-manager, and gnome-power-manager work as expected.

hal is a pure nightmare from a security perspective and a typical
example of over-design. I would go as far as saying that neither
application really applies to *BSD.


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