RFC - Downgrade BlueZ to v4.101 in Fedora 20

Dan Williams dcbw at redhat.com
Thu Jan 23 22:59:39 UTC 2014


On Thu, 2014-01-23 at 16:58 -0500, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
> On Thu, 2014-01-23 at 20:04 +0100, David Sommerseth wrote:
> > 
> > Nope, several packages depends on the bluez-5.13-1 package.
> 
> Indeed.  However I could probably live without gnome-bluetooth if
> blueman were still available.
> 
> pulseaudio-module-bluetooth though.  Would it work with Bluez4?  Would
> it need a compile to do so?  I wonder how you make that a functional
> downgrade that users can select if they still need Bluez4.
> 
> > ---------------------------
> > --> Finished Dependency Resolution
> > Error: Package: pulseaudio-module-bluetooth-4.0-9.gitf81e3.fc20.x86_64
> > (@updates/20)
> >            Requires: bluez >= 5.0
> >            Removing: bluez-5.13-1.fc20.x86_64 (@updates/20)
> >                bluez = 5.13-1.fc20
> >            Downgraded By: bluez-4.101-9.fc19.x86_64 (updates)
> >                bluez = 4.101-9.fc19
> >            Available: bluez-4.101-6.fc19.x86_64 (fedora)
> >                bluez = 4.101-6.fc19
> > Error: Package: 1:gnome-bluetooth-3.10.0-1.fc20.x86_64 (@anaconda/20)
> >            Requires: bluez >= 5.0
> >            Removing: bluez-5.13-1.fc20.x86_64 (@updates/20)
> >                bluez = 5.13-1.fc20
> >            Downgraded By: bluez-4.101-9.fc19.x86_64 (updates)
> >                bluez = 4.101-9.fc19
> >            Available: bluez-4.101-6.fc19.x86_64 (fedora)
> >                bluez = 4.101-6.fc19
> >  You could try using --skip-broken to work around the problem
> >  You could try running: rpm -Va --nofiles --nodigest
> > ----------------------------
> > 
> > Might even be a worse conflict for other users, depending on installed
> > packages.  I believe there's no way around re-compiling NetworkManager,
> > pulseaudio and other GNOME and KDE packages depending on bluez.
> 
> Indeed.  I suspect the same.  Perhaps gnome-bluetooth could be
> uninstalled and replace with blueman without too much heartburn.  It's
> the other packages that get troublesome.  A
> pulseaudio-module-bluetooth-bluez4 as an alternative BT module for PA?
> Something similar for NM?  It's starting to get ugly and perhaps the
> effort spent doing that would be better put towards:
> 
> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=73325#c5
> 
> But either way, it does seem a pretty serious regression.  Although
> maybe you and me, David, are the only F20 users using HSP bluetooth
> headsets.  :-/

Out of curiosity, what do people use Blueman for?

Dan



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