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Month: November 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Bluetooth and mobile tools

From: Darrell Anderson <humanreadable@...>
Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2012 11:53:28 -0800 (PST)
> Alas, as said Darell, it does not work with Bluez4 library, only Bluez3.
> So the application is useless, it does not detect any bluetooth receiver
> in the computer. I did not find any guide to easily port Bluez3 application
> to Bluez4.

This blog entry from a couple of years ago describes the problem:

In fairness, that blog entry indicates why bluetooth support in KDE4 has been problematic too.

In addition to the patch collection provided by Francois, this wiki provides some information about what might be needed to fix any ported kdebluetooth code:

Are there any bluez alternatives?

Seems other wrapper utilities are working with bluez 4, both GTK and KDE4. Perhaps we will need to study the code in some of those apps to port kdebluetooth to Trinity.