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xavi_slacky 07-15-2013 08:52 AM

newer versions of Bluetooth protocol stack for Linux ( aka BlueZ )
Someone uses newer version of BlueZ ie. 5.7 ( ) on Slackware 14 ?

See you.

onebuck 07-15-2013 11:03 AM

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Slackware 14.0 and '-current are now using version 4.99.

bluez: bluez (Bluetooth libraries and utilities) bluez: bluez: Bluez is the Bluetooth stack for Linux, allowing Bluetooth adaptors bluez: and devices to be used with Linux. This package contains the Bluez bluez: libraries, utilities, and other support files. bluez: bluez: For more info, visit:
You could visit to get the current version then use Slackware's Slackbuild script bluez/ (this script link from slackware64-current) after modifying. You can find scripts in in 'n' directory for bluez.

onebuck 07-15-2013 11:17 AM

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For references, please read;

excerpt from

Release of BlueZ 5.7

27th June 2013, 07:25 am by Johan Hedberg
We had unfortunately a couple of pretty severe regressions that had crept into 5.6 so we’ve released 5.7 earlier than planned. If you’ve started using 5.6 please switch to 5.7 as soon as possible, and if you haven’t yet picked 5.6 just ignore that release
The regressions in question were related to remote service discovery for newly paired devices as well as the failure to parse some SDP responses (this happened with one Nokia headset). These issues are now fixed and since the last release we also managed to get in patches adding support for a MAP notification dispatcher.

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