[arch-dev-public] bluez status?
jud at judfilm.net
Fri Oct 17 00:05:37 EDT 2008
> On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 4:01 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org>
> > 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.
> I would say just do it. I don't think any of us regularly use
On Thu, 16 Oct 2008 11:24:10 -0500
"Aaron Griffin" <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 9:20 AM, Thayer Williams
> <thayer at archlinux.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 4:23 AM, Hugo Doria <hugodoria at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >> On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 6:01 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org>
> >> wrote:
> >>> 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.
> >> Same here. I do not have a way to test it.
> >> -- Hugo
> > I have no experience with the bluez stuff, but I do have bluetooth
> > capability on my notebook and WinMo phone. I would be happy to test
> > out any packages if we have a criteria to test against.
> Oh hey! My phone supports bluetooth too. I wonder what it'd take to
> have it talk to my laptop...
Just to re-iterate I will help out whoever grabs the reins here.
Attached are some slightly updated PKGBUILDs.
Bluez has moved onto v4.14:-
16th October 2008, 10:30 pm
"This release fixes some issues with the adapter driver handling and a
potential crash with input devices. It also makes sure that the
property types of arrays are correct and the Sony PlayStation3 remote
control should now work again."
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