FYI: F20 Feature: Migrate to Bluez5
pbrobinson at gmail.com
Mon May 6 09:13:03 UTC 2013
On Mon, May 6, 2013 at 8:35 AM, Bastien Nocera <bnocera at redhat.com> wrote:
> In Fedora 20, we'll be using BlueZ 5.x to manage Bluetooth devices.
> Bluez5 uses a D-Bus API that's not compatible with Bluez4 and as
> such, management applications and a number of libraries and daemons will
> need to be ported.
> For GNOME 3.10 (due September 2013), Gustavo Padovan and I are going to
> be porting gnome-bluetooth, NetworkManager and PulseAudio to BlueZ5.
> Packages for BlueZ5 will be available as soon as we figure out how to
> integrate a few downstream features that were in the Fedora packages.
> Bluez4 and Bluez5 are not parallel-installable, and incompatible, so
> other applications relying on Bluez4 will need to be ported by their
> respective maintainers.
Any analysis to what packages are affected, how many are yet to
support the new API and how hard it will be for them to be ported
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