[gnome-bluetooth] Major changes into CVS

Bastien Nocera hadess at hadess.net
Fri Oct 31 23:26:54 GMT 2003

Hey Edd,

On Fri, 2003-10-31 at 02:04, Edd Dumbill wrote:
> I've checked some major changes to the code into CVS today.  Anyone
> developing against gnome-bluetooth may want to check it out from CVS and
> take a look.
> The main news:
> * Bonobo-ectomy: the Bonobo component has been completely removed,
>   and tools that depend on it rewritten.

Rock on!

> * Addition of GnomebtController class.  All the functionality that 
>   was in the Bonobo object is in this class now.  It ships with
>   Python bindings, too.


> * Addition of GnomebtChooser dialog widget.  The beginnings of a 
>   standard widget for users to choose a device.  The obex sender app
>   now uses this.

Good stuff too :)

> Things are likely to be in flux for a little while longer yet, but I'm
> pleased with the direction things are going.  I made a few small changes
> to libbtctl to support the requirements of gnome-bluetooth so if you
> want to compile it, you'll need CVS HEAD versions of both.

I fixed a few buglets in the build for gnome-bluetooth along the way.

> The main obstacle I'm trying to get round is that device inquiry is a
> long and seemingly uninterruptible process using BlueZ on Linux.

What do you mean about uninterruptible? Does crash the stack, leave it
unusable, or is that that you can only launch the inquiry and not stop
it? If the latter, the easiest would be to just let the thing die in the
background :)


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