Re: DeviceKit-Power for 2.26?

On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 10:05 AM, Frederic Peters <fpeters gnome org> wrote:
> Andreas Proschofsky wrote:
>> Just wanted to point out that Richard Hughes proposed DeviceKit-power as
>> an external dependency for GNOME 2.26 [1] which obviously was missed for
>> the recent module inclusion discussion.
> Thanks for pointing this out.
> For the record (as I didn't find them immediately, there are tarballs
> at <>).
> I am fine with it, but as DeviceKit requires libudev >= 130 (released
> on 07-Oct-2008), I am in favour of keeping it optional (just like it
> is at the moment) so GNOME can be built and used on older systems (as
> udev is not something that can be installed in a jhbuild prefix).

As Richard explained earlier, g-p-m 2.25 is pretty much a rewrite on
top of DK-power; so this is not an ifdef deal. Its a distributor
choice to either ship the (still maintained) g-p-m 2.24.x, or the
DeviceKit-based 2.26.x.

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