Bug#580429: Please disable hal support / battstat applet
nomeata at debian.org
Sat Jul 3 10:25:42 UTC 2010
Am Freitag, den 02.07.2010, 10:19 +0200 schrieb Joachim Breitner:
> Am Freitag, den 02.07.2010, 10:07 +0200 schrieb Josselin Mouette:
> > Le vendredi 02 juillet 2010 à 08:48 +0200, Joachim Breitner a écrit :
> > > I’m a user of the battstat applet and was surprised to find it defunct
> > > in the latest version. I has a look at the gnome-power-manager display,
> > > but found it inferior to the applet:
> > > * At least on my vertical panel, the gnome-power-manager icon was
> > > shorter than the applet, thus provided a less exact view on the battery
> > > status.
> > > * g-p-m puts it in the _notification_ area, although it provides (at
> > > least when permanently on) status information that I would like to place
> > > freely on the panel, next to other status informations. This ways, it is
> > > always at the same position, no matter how many notifications I am
> > > receiving.
> > The battstat applet is a nice one of course, but it uses an obsolete
> > interface that we want to get rid of.
> > It shouldn’t be too hard to port it to use upower instead of HAL.
> > Unfortunately no one has found interest for it so far.
> just for reference, this seems to be a related upstream bug:
> You could just enable the ACPI code and see if users complain.
I just did that, but it turns out that does not work, at least on my
computer. Maybe some acpi driver is missing, maybe the acpi code in
battstat-applet is just bitrot. Looks like a port to upower is the only
way to go :-(
Joachim "nomeata" Breitner
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