[arch-dev-public] bluez status?

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Thu Oct 16 05:01:17 EDT 2008

Jud wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Oct 2008 09:35:25 +0200
> Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Jan de Groot schrieb:
>>> I would like to know the status of bluez in testing at this moment.
>>> GNOME 2.24.0 depends on the testing bluez-libs at this moment, I
>>> would like to move both at the same time.
>>> I lost track of this project, as they're not my packages. Any
>>> rebuilds pending? Any patches we need to apply?
>> bluez needs an update, which I have no time for. Many applications
>> need to be patched to use the new bluez API, which I have no time
>> for. I'd like to orphan bluez completely and let someone else take
>> care of it, as I can't keep up with it. Anyone interested?
> Hi all,
> In the interest of getting this moving and improving Arch, I will
> gladly help someone to get Bluez moved into [core]. I have attempted to
> update the necessary packages (attached). Also, I noticed voidnull
> (Giovanni Scafora) has two bluez related packages in [community] and
> might be a good person to ask questions to.
> bluez.PKGBUILD
> bluez-firmware.PKGBUILD
> bluez-gnome.PKGBUILD
> bluez-hcidump.PKGBUILD
> ## Notes:
> Thomas has limited time, some rebuilds will be necessary -
> http://archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-dev-public/2008-September/008251.html
> Red Hat should have patches if needed - 
> http://archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-dev-public/2008-September/008252.html
> # List of rebuilds needed?:
> gnokii (testing)
> gvfs (testing)
> libbtctl (testing)
> obex-data-server (testing)
> openobex (testing)
> qemu (testing)
> --
> bluez-gnome-1.8	[extra] roman?
> bluez-firmware-1.2	[community] voidnull
> bluez-hcidump-1.42	[community] voidnull
> obexd-0.5			AUR
> --
> Needed?
> http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/bluetooth/libgdbus-0.2.tar.bz2
> # Redundant:
> bluez-libs
> bluez-utils

Is anyone going to attempt this rebuild?  This is holding up gnome which 
is holding up python which means I can't slack of at work doing 
rebuilds...  I will do these if necessary but I have no way of testing 
any of these packages so it would be better if someone else did this.


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