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Re: [opensuse-factory] HAL and related
On Wednesday 01 June 2011 06:25:51 Roger Luedecke wrote:
On Tuesday, May 31, 2011 05:05:56 PM Ilya Chernykh wrote:
First of all I want to ask whether hal will be available under 12.1 or it
is to be decided?

My second question is as follows.
As you know, hal is depreciated and people who prepare 12.1 want to
remove dependency on hal from different packages.

For instance they want to remove it from kdebase3-runtime which will be
included in 12.1. But hal is necessary for normal function of KDE3 so we,
who use KDE3 as a desktop want hal functions to be enabled.

That's why my question.

Is it possible to build a package with hal if hal is available in the
repository and without hal otherwise? How to properly organize the check
on whether the package exists in the repo at the buildtime?

Or may be another solution based on an option constant defined in the
project's properties is better?

KDE3 Is unsupported by openSUSE, so I would expect that to be a no.

What to be bno? No possibility to check if there a package in the repository
in the spec file?

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