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HAL-FIND-BY-PROPERTY

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NAME

hal-find-by-property - find device objects by property matching  

SYNOPSIS

hal-find-by-property [options]

 

DESCRIPTION

hal-get-property finds device object in the HAL device database by looking at device properties. For more information about both the big picture and specific HAL properties, refer to the HAL spec which can be found in /usr/doc/hal-0.5.10/spec/hal-spec.html depending on the distribution.

 

OPTIONS

The following options are supported:
--key
The name of the property.
--string
String value of the property
--verbose
Verbose output.
--help
Print out usage.
--version
Print the version.

 

RETURN VALUE

If devices matching the given property are found each UDI (Unique Device Identifier) is printed on stdout and the program exits with exit code 0. If no devices are found or an error occured, the program exits with a non-zero exit code.

 

BUGS

Please send bug reports to either the distribution or the HAL mailing list, see http://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/hal on how to subscribe.

 

SEE ALSO

hald(8), lshal(1), hal-set-property(1), hal-get-property(1), hal-find-by-capability(1), dbus-send(1)

 

AUTHOR

Written by David Zeuthen <david@fubar.dk> with a lot of help from many others.


 

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