[arch-dev-public] bluez status?

Douglas Soares de Andrade douglas at archlinux.org
Thu Oct 16 06:36:37 EDT 2008

Allan McRae escreveu:
> 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.
> Allan

Hi Allan,

I cannot help too because i cant test the packages, but i can help with 

I really would like to have gnome moved (i have been using it since jgc 
staging and it is really great) and start the python package combat =)

Douglas Soares de Andrade
-- Python, Django, Zope e Plone
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