[Pkg-bluetooth-maintainers] debian not following bluez-* upgrades anymore ?!

Filippo Giunchedi filippo at debian.org
Sat Sep 22 17:24:15 UTC 2007

Hi Hugues,

On Mon, Sep 17, 2007 at 08:21:30PM +0200, Hugues Lafarge wrote:
> Hi fellows,
> It seems that debian is stucked at version 0.13 of the bluez-utils and
> bluez-gnome packages.
> I was under the impression that Debian was following rather closely
> mainstream upgrades until recently.

Indeed there are new bluez* upstream releases

> Please understand that i'm not complaining in any way, but just would
> like to know if there is a specific reason that prevents further
> upgrades.

Mainly lack of time on my side, I would welcome any help in packaging new
releases though, usually Mario does a good job updating bluez-libs.

There is svn restructuring pending as well.

> Upstream maintainer (Marcel Holtmann) told me that Fedora, openSuSE
> and Ubuntu were up-to-date.
> I must confess that i would very much like to try the new audio stuff
> that comes with recents releases.
> But i'm perfectly fine with waiting for the packaging to be ready, 
> just hoping it will be soone ;-)

I should have some spare time starting in October, my TODO list is getting
really huge :(

> Anyway, please let me congratulate you for the wonderful effort
> you put into making bluez-* available in debian. 

Thanks! It is much appreciated

Filippo Giunchedi - http://esaurito.net
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