RFC - Downgrade BlueZ to v4.101 in Fedora 20

Tomasz Torcz tomek at pipebreaker.pl
Sun Jan 26 11:41:06 UTC 2014

On Sat, Jan 25, 2014 at 05:40:22PM +0100, Tomasz Torcz wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 01:33:07AM +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> > David Sommerseth wrote:
> > > So, I wonder if it can be considered to enable a "downgrade path" for
> > > bluez and depending packages, as described in the "Contingency Plan":
> > > <https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/Bluez5>
> > 
> > Officially downgrading BlueZ from 5 to 4 in a shipped release is totally 
> > impractical. It just cannot be done realistically. (Contingency plans are 
> > only intended to be enacted BEFORE the release.)
> > 
>   I think we need to to upgrade PulseAudio to 5.0. That version, with 
> bluetooth audio A2DP support, is currently at ”Release Candidate” stage:
> http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/pulseaudio-discuss/2014-January/019858.html

  After reading more into it… I was mistaken. A2DP is not two-way bluetooth
audio. PA 5 won't fix the headset issue:

PulseAudio now supports BlueZ 5, but only the A2DP profile. 
BlueZ 4 is still the only way to make HSP/HFP work.

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