Bug#380452: [Pkg-bluetooth-maintainers] Bug#380452: bluez-utils: suspicios shell redirection

Filippo Giunchedi filippo at debian.org
Sun Aug 20 12:18:01 UTC 2006

On Sun, Jul 30, 2006 at 12:47:27PM +0200, Ferenc Wágner wrote:
> Package: bluez-utils
> Version: 3.1-3
> Severity: minor
> Hi,
> in /usr/lib/bluetooth/register-passkeys the agent invocation lines end
> as "2>&1 > /dev/null".  Assuming console invocation, this redirects
> stderr to the console and stdout to the bit bucket.  Didn't you mean
> ">/dev/null 2>&1", which redirects both to the bit bucket?  If not, sorry for
> the noise.  More to the point, shouldn't the behaviour of add-passkey
> change so that these redirections are not necessary?

you are right, thanks, I've fixed this in -4 which is pending upload.

add-passkey is only a reference implementation, I'm discussing upstream how we
can change bluez-utils to handle default outgoing pins without dbus.

thanks for your report,
Filippo Giunchedi - http://esaurito.net
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