[gnome-bluetooth] Re: Bluetooth Configuration, new prototype

Edd Dumbill edd at usefulinc.com
Thu Jan 29 11:06:44 GMT 2004

On Wed, 2004-01-28 at 22:03, Fredrik Noring wrote:
> Edd,
> I've simplified the gui and made new screenshots:
>    http://noring.nocrew.org/bluetooth/
> User changes are applied instantly. No need to click "Apply".

This is excellent.

>  There's
> one significant issue which needs to be addressed:
> How are device specific settings, such as the name, associated with 
> a specific device? 
> I've made a patch for the hcid service which makes it possible to
> configure a specific device based on its Bluetooth address. Perhaps
> it would be better to use the interface id (hci0, ...) instead? 

You can't predict which device will be hci0, hci1, etc when it comes
up.  This could be significant as you might have one SCO capable
interface and one not, for instance.  If I had to choose between the
two, I'd go for the BDADDR based approach.  If you can do both, fine.

-- Edd

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