Friday, January 19, 2007

HAL patch collection (3)

Some time since I posted the last blog entry. So now the first message of the new year.

Here some new patches I send to the HAL mailing list which aren't included in the git repository because they are not approved (I think David Zeuthen is currently in Australia, so he is maybe not that often online.):
  • two patches to cleanup the Linux LUKS scripts [1] and fix the password handling to prevent the bash from word splitting and path expanding [2]
  • a patch to add support for IBM ACPI hotkey events, which allow HAL to send e.g. the sleep and s2disk/hibernate button event as currently already for other machines: here
  • a patch which fixes the detection of libsmbios for the Dell backlight addon - the code of the addon need libsmbios >= 0.11.6 - by proof the library version: here
  • a fix for set/get brightness on machines which supported by sonypi kernel module: here
  • a fix support the old and the newer version of the omnibook kernel module, which try to find the max. supported levels of brightness: here
These patches are against current HAL git. As always: you can find all my current HAL patches here.
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