[arch-general] Problems with Bluetooth packages

Juan Diego juantascon at gmail.com
Sat Feb 14 00:54:56 EST 2009

Hello everyone, same problem with the pairing here

about the agent its already fixed in the git repos

On Sat, Feb 14, 2009 at 2:47 PM, Ricardo Hernandez <ricardoh26 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Greetings, i write about this right here because i can't file a bug report
> for an outdated package.
> Bluetooth in Arch is in a developing process and for that some apps are
> broken. For example, obexftp 0.22 can't be builded and don't seem to work
> with bluez 4.x. I build 0.23-alpha and compiled perfectly. Maybe i put it in
> AUR but i think is worth a dicussion for inclusion in Arch if is decided to
> use bluez 4.x and don't use bluez 3.x at all.
> Also, bluez 4.29 have some real big bug, it simply can't pair almost any
> device (not mine at least). That's reflected in the bluez page and there's a
> new version 4.30 that address this issues. One more time i know i can build
> my own packages but as i said it needs to be updated.
> I said all this because i think that for now is better to support bluez 3.x
> and 4.x. For example in gentoo, bluez 4.x is hard-masked, it has very little
> documentation, and the api and configs files change a lot, so for now adding
> support for bluez 3.x i think is not a bad idea.
> BTW, bluez 4.x don't include a passkey-agent (at least not with that name),
> i suggest to include in the pkgbuild to install test/simple-agent, like is
> mentioned here: http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/12851?string=passkey

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