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Re: [libvirt] node device devicekit backend



On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 02:08:00PM -0400, Dave Allan wrote:
> I've been looking at implementing a libudev backed node device, and I 
> noticed that the devicekit node device backend doesn't build.  Since I 
> believe DeviceKit is deprecated for this sort of use, and AFAIK the 
> DeviceKit support was never functionally equivalent to the HAL support, 
> I'm wondering if we can just drop DeviceKit support.  It also drags in 
> glib, which is a separate problem.  Opinions?

Yes, we should kill the devicekit backend - upstream have pretty much
killed the base devicekit daemon itself anyway telling people to use
libudev instead. Devicekit was a still-born idea :-(

Daniel
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