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Re: Bits from the systemd + GNOME sprint


2014-05-02 8:26 GMT+09:00 Jordi Mallach <jordi@debian.org>:
> Hi!
> Below is a report from the recently held systemd + GNOME sprint in
> Antwerp. Enjoy!


> We finally discussed how to tackle Bluez5. Bluez 4 is the current release
> available in Debian, which is dead upstream and deprecated since late
> 2012.  GNOME 3.12 only supports Bluez 5, while the rest of Bluez users in
> Debian (including KDE, Xfce and other environments) haven't been ported
> yet to Bluez 5. Both releases are not parallel installable, so we
> concluded that a potential solution could be to upload Bluez 5 as
> “bluez5”, and let it conflict with ”bluez” [BLUEZ5BTS]. Desktops would
> then recommend their supported release instead of depending on it, which
> would allow for parallel installation of different desktop environments,
> while respecting the bluez conflict. With that in place, it'd be a lot
> easier to migrate Bluez 4 users to Bluez 5 in a case by case basis. The
> GNOME team is ready to provide directions or assistance to the Debian
> bluez maintainer in order to achieve this transition.
> [BLUEZ5BTS] https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=746078

We began taking about bluez5 part on this BTS with KDE team and
blueman maintainer.

Best regards,

Nobuhiro Iwamatsu
   iwamatsu at {nigauri.org / debian.org}
   GPG ID: 40AD1FA6

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