[Bug 280997] Re: solid-bluetooth needs update for bluez 4.x

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Sat Oct 25 15:17:54 UTC 2008

At this point there really isn't a great answer for bluetooth and

Complaints that us developers aren't doing our 'job' - I'm a volunteer and so 
are virtually all the developers working on Kubuntu just demotivate me, so no 
apologies for the reaction.

For the release, the choices are no bluetooth or gnome-bluetooth.  That's it.  
We are working with upstream to get bluez 4 support ASAP into KDE (a large 
fraction of the upstream commits toward this goal are from Ubuntu/Kubuntu 
developers).  Once that's done and tested there will be an update for 

Putting gnome-bluetooth in the default install would be extremely problematic, 
because once we release it'll be on the Kubuntu Intrepid CD for the life of 
the release (unlike Hardy, which was an LTS release for Ubuntu there are no 
plans to redo the CD for Intrepid post-release).

There just aren't any other choices at this point.

solid-bluetooth needs update for bluez 4.x
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