[gnome-bluetooth] Documentation

Edd Dumbill edd at usefulinc.com
Mon Jan 12 17:26:15 GMT 2004

On Mon, 2004-01-12 at 17:21, Russel Winder wrote:
> Edd,
> > The next release should get around some of the problems with
> > various directory dependencies, as we do away with the Bonobo server
> > for the controller.  I also hope we'll be able to ship RPMs as part of
> > the release.  I think there are one or two Fedora Core/RedHat using people
> > on this list who would do that for us.
> I have to admit I gave up trying to compile from the tgz and install in
> /usr/local and grabbed the RawHide source RPMs and compiled those up. 
> Works for libbtctl and gnome-bluetooth.  gnome-bluetooth-admin seems to
> work as expected but gnome-obex-server seems to have a problem.
> |> gnome-obex-server
> OBEX Object Push service registered
> Server register error! (Bluetooth) (-94)
> Not entirely sure why this is.

Your OBEX library doesn't have bluetooth support :(

> As far as I can discover no-one has yet done an RPM for phonemgr.  I
> can't volunteer to try this just now as we have some serious deadlines
> within the next 8 weeks.
> Also my real problem is that I need to connect Evolution to my P900 over
> bluetooth so I can sync my contacts and diary.  Multisync is not however
> playing fair :-(

Augh, tell me about it.  I'm very frustrated with the state of the
SyncML in Multisync but don't have any spare time to do anything about

SyncML's such a brain-damaged protocol that this requires quite a lot of
time and love to get right.

-- Edd

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