[arch-dev-public] Bluez maintainership

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Fri Sep 11 18:04:51 EDT 2009

On Fri, 2009-09-11 at 23:52 +0200, Xavier wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 11:41 PM, Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net> wrote:
> > I'm building GNOME 2.27.92 at this moment, and I'm coming to the point
> > where I have to package gnome-bluetooth. This package depends on a new
> > package called obexd, which seems to be in SVN, but not in the
> > repositories. It looks like something that was left behind, or just
> > never finished.
> > Trying to finish this package, I found out that we have bluez 4.39 in
> > the repositories, while upstream is at 4.53, which is so many versions
> > ahead that 4.39 doesn't even shop up in history anymore.
> > If I can recall, I was the one who updated bluez to 4.39 a few months
> > ago. I'm not the official Bluetooth maintainer, and it's not my
> > intention to become the official bluetooth maintainer either.
> > I thought we attracted a developer for this, but somehow there's nothing
> > done with bluez maintenance after the initial bump to the 4.x version.
> >
> >
> I don't know if this helps, but just in case :
> http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-general/2009-July/006412.html
> http://damjan.softver.org.mk/git/arch-bluetooth/

Yes, that helps for people looking for up2date bluetooth packages. But
it still doesn't make bluez maintenance active. We attracted someone for
this, but nothing is done with bluez.

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