[gnome-bluetooth] Updates and status?

Robert Foster rfoster at mountainvisions.com.au
Fri May 7 01:34:11 BST 2004

Well, this is all looking very promising:)  Do we have a timeline for
BlueZ libs and utils 2.8?

And also, do we know the status of the Gnome-Bluetooth project?  It's
been a while since I've heard anything about this :)


On Thu, 2004-05-06 at 07:08, Marcel Holtmann wrote:
> Hi Fredrik,
> > > Also, can anyone tell me if Fredrik's patches for bluez-utils have been
> > > incorporated into the latest official downloads?
> > 
> > The patches are not included yet, as far as I know. I think the issues
> > mainly are:
> > 
> > 1. Marcel wasn't happy with the Dbus interface naming conventions
> >    and interface structure. I think it could be improved, but I'm not
> >    an expert on HCI interfaces etc. so any help here would be great.
> > 
> > 2. Marcel prefers a binary database (Berkely DB) for configuration,
> >    link and name cache storage. I think plain text files are better in
> >    this case and this is also what is implemented with the patches.
> you can put the important issue on this list - time. I didn't forgot
> your patches, but I had to fix some other stuff first to make the
> maintaining of it much more easier for me. Right now I am checking the
> latest bits before I am going to release BlueZ libs and utils 2.8. The
> bluez-sdp and bluez-pan packages will be obsoleted and I also included
> the HID and CUPS support into it. After 2.8 is out we should talk about
> how we include your patches. Drop me a note on the bluez-devel mailing
> list with the current state of your patches.
> Regards
> Marcel

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