[arch-general] Status of BlueZ update

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Tue Feb 5 04:40:39 EST 2013

On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 10:16 AM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Am 04.02.2013 19:01, schrieb Karol Babioch:
>> Hi,
>> by now BlueZ 5.2 has already been released. I'm wondering what the
>> current status for the package on Archlinux is. I've found this (see
>> [1]) status report over on "arch-dev-public".
>> However this is over a month old now already, and I would really like to
>> see BlueZ updated in the near future.

As Thomas explains, this won't reach the official repositories anytime
soon. However, I'm using 5.X locally, and have been intending to
upload it somewhere for people to try out (note that it won't be very
useful yet as not many clients have been ported.

> It seems to be the hobby of the BlueZ people to make their API
> incompatible with every major update.

If I understand and remember correctly, this will improve in the
future as version N will be backwards compatible with version N-1, for
N > 5.


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