Hi Fedora devs,
My name is Gergely Gombos. I've been using Fedora for about 1.5 years
and I'm a software developer. I like the FOSS philosophy and using a lot
I'm looking for a sponsor, and my first RPM package is
"pulseaudio-module-bluetooth-aptx" and its dependency "libldac".
The original project <https://github.com/EHfive/pulseaudio-modules-bt>
yet to be merged into upstream Pulseaudio - provides awesome audio
quality for Bluetooth headsets via aptX, AAC and LDAC codecs. This is
something that is hard to set up even on Windows! And this package works
seamlessly on Linux.
Originally this was in a COPR repo, with >100 downloads, but it got
deleted due to legal reasons (ffmpeg build dependency). So I hope it
will find a new home in RPMFusion since Fedora users are waiting for it.
One of its dependencies is the LDAC library *libldac* which may be
eligible for the Fedora repos. The library has an Apache v2 license but
Sony may have patented the algorithm - it requires licensing for
I've spent quite a lot of time figuring out how RPM packaging works and
get this working and (hopefully) conforming to the guidelines - I
appreciate your review and help.
And of course if this project succeeds, I'm more than happy to take part
in further packaging projects. :)
libldac - #1671064 <https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1671064>