[arch-dev-public] bluez status?
aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Thu Oct 16 10:58:46 EDT 2008
On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 4:01 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> 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.
>> ## Notes:
>> Thomas has limited time, some rebuilds will be necessary -
>> Red Hat should have patches if needed -
>> # 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
>> # Redundant:
> 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.
I would say just do it. I don't think any of us regularly use bluetooth.
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