Is 'hal' no more a dependency of xorg

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Sun May 11 03:31:41 PDT 2014

>> want it.
>> Still no idea how it is in dragonfly - i am still FreeBSD user.
> We've turned off HAL by default on the ports that allows this
> possibility.  The xorg-server HAL option has returned but it's off by
> default, and UDEV option is on by default per recommendation by bapt.
> John
how about X dependent programs. i don't use any craps like KDE, gnome etc, 
but when just wanted to compile gnumeric, gimp and few other programs i 
found hal installed as a dependency in FreeBSD

is this dependency removed from other packages too (or is planned)?


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