Is 'hal' no more a dependency of xorg

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Tue May 13 02:01:14 PDT 2014

>> is this dependency removed from other packages too (or is planned)?
> Are you asking about HAL or X?

about hal.

> I already answered this question if it's about HAL.
> I don't deviate from FreeBSD defaults for fun.  In general we accept
> whatever options the ports defines.  We just particularly don't like HAL
> on by default so it was removed as a default option where possible.  If
> it's still pulled in that's because it is a fixed dependency (it can't
> build without it and there's no option to skip it)
> We've not done anything similar with "X".
> John

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