[arch-general] Problems with Bluetooth packages

李业 leeyee.seu at gmail.com
Sat Feb 14 01:07:12 EST 2009

same too.
the new upgrade broke bluetooth system totally, the tray icon
disappears even bluetooth daemon is running.

On Sat, Feb 14, 2009 at 1:54 PM, Juan Diego <juantascon at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone, same problem with the pairing here
> about the agent its already fixed in the git repos
> http://damjan.softver.org.mk:8080/git/arch-bluetooth/tree/bluez
> 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 for an outdated package.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

Best regards,
Li Ye

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