hal-find-by-property - find device objects by property matching
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/local/share/doc/hal/spec/hal-spec.html
depending on the
The following options are supported:
- The name of the property.
- String value of the property
- Verbose output.
- Print out usage.
- Print the version.
If devices matching the given property are found each UDI ( Unique
) 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.
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Written by David Zeuthen <firstname.lastname@example.org> with a lot of help from many