On 7 March 2011 19:44, Lars Eighner <luvbeas...@larseighner.com> wrote: > On Mon, 7 Mar 2011, Ivan Voras wrote: > >> On 06/03/2011 19:56, Lars Eighner wrote: >>> >>> Using the -C switch with portupgrade, I am managing to turn WITH_HAL off >>> in >>> ports that I install or upgrade. Is there a way to make this a global >>> default? >>> >>> Is there a (convenient) way to list ports that might pull in HAL without >>> having a configuration switch? >> >> Um, why exactly are so many people against HAL? > > It breaks my mouse and keyboard. I assume it would break other stuff if I > had esoteric devices.
> with HAL = nothing works > without HAL = everything works Interesting, I had 0 problems with HAL ever since it was made. >> It's the only cross-platform thing available for non-Linux systems which >> handles device enumeration, hotplugs, etc. >> > > I'm not running a cross-platform. I'm running FreeBSD. There were native > FreeBSD solutions to hotplugging the devices I use before HAL. Good luck with running your FreeBSD with FreeBSD-only applications :) _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"