Is 'hal' no more a dependency of xorg

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Sun May 11 03:15:42 PDT 2014

>> After installing 'xorg' package with its dependencies I had to install
>> 'hal' separately.
> It's intentional.  We don't want HAL as an dependency for xorg by
great. in FreeBSD ports it is selectable by config options. and i always 
turn it off.

Anyway - lot of X dependent packages still includes hal even if i don't 
want it.

Still no idea how it is in dragonfly - i am still FreeBSD user.

> default.  The option was removed completely although this will be
> restored and turned off by default, and replaced with the udev patch
> option if possible.

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