gdm

drop HAL code from gdm

Bug #418981 reported by Javier Jardón on 2009-08-26
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gdm
Fix Released
Medium
gdm (Ubuntu)
High
Martin Pitt

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gdm

Hal is deprecated, see http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/hal

gdm doesn't depend on hal, so libhal1 dependency is not necessary

You can check the configure.ac file in the git repo: http://git.gnome.org/cgit/gdm/tree/configure.ac

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed Aug 26 03:39:56 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
Package: gdm 2.27.90-0ubuntu1
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=es_ES.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-7.27-generic
SourcePackage: gdm
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-7-generic x86_64

Javier Jardón (jjardon) wrote :
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thanks for the report.

Changed in gdm (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed
Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

The current karmic gdm still has hal code, and configure.ac depends on it. For once this is the code to determine the current keyboard layout (Ubuntu/Fedora patch), and also http://git.gnome.org/cgit/gdm/tree/daemon/gdm-local-display-factory.c .

summary: - GDM doesn't depend on HAL
+ drop HAL code from gdm
Changed in gdm (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Changed in gdm:
status: Unknown → New
Martin Pitt (pitti) on 2009-11-26
Changed in gdm (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Martin Pitt (pitti)
importance: Low → High
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package gdm - 2.28.1-0ubuntu3

---------------
gdm (2.28.1-0ubuntu3) lucid; urgency=low

  * Replace 01_default_keyboard_layout_hal.patch with
    01_default_keyboard_layout.patch which uses libxklavier instead of hal to
    read the default keyboard layout from X.org. Drop hal build and binary
    dependencies. (LP: #418981)
  * 16_gdmserver_user_manager.patch, 99_autoreconf.patch: Updated.
 -- Martin Pitt <email address hidden> Fri, 27 Nov 2009 09:25:31 +0100

Changed in gdm (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
Changed in gdm:
importance: Unknown → Medium
status: New → Fix Released
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