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Posted 4 days ago by Johan Hedberg
The major API change with this release is that the GATT D-Bus API is no longer marked as experimental.This should hopefully encourage the creation of more applications using it. Feature-wise, btmon received support for decoding full mgmt message traces – a feature that is available in the bluetooth-next kernel tree, i.e. on its way to [...]
Posted about 1 month ago by Szymon Janc
During Embedded Linux Conference 2016 in San Diego this spring, Szymon Janc presented “Bluetooth on modern Linux” talk. This presentation provides a comprehensive guide on BlueZ 5 stack architecture. Video from this talk is available at YouTube and slides can be downloaded here.
Posted 2 months ago by Johan Hedberg
BlueZ 5.41 is purely a bug-fix release targeting areas such as GATT, AVRCP,  OBEX and device discovery filters. The GATT D-Bus API is now starting to be stable enough that this will likely be the last release where it is flagged as experimental. bluez-5.41.tar.xz
Posted 4 months ago by Johan Hedberg
This is mostly a bug fix release fixing issues with GATT, paired devices and connection handling (particularly for accepting connections through the Profile D-Bus interface). One new feature is the ability to use btmon for reading HCI logs from a TTY device. Right now the creation of this kind of logs is available with Zephyr [...]
Posted 6 months ago by Johan Hedberg
This is almost entirely a bug fix release with important fixes to GATT, HoG, AVRCP & A2DP. It is recommended to upgrade if you were previously using 5.38. bluez-5.39.tar.xz
Posted 6 months ago by Johan Hedberg
This is almost entirely a bug fix release with important fixes to GATT, HoG, AVRCP & A2DP. It is recommended to upgrade if you were previously using 5.38. bluez-5.39.tar.xz
Posted 7 months ago by Johan Hedberg
This release has lots of updates and fixes to the GATT D-Bus API. It should be working considerably better now. A key change to the GATT D-Bus API is that it is now fully conforming to the word of the D-Bus Object Manager specification. Instead of registering each service individually with an Object Manager interface [...]
Posted 9 months ago by Johan Hedberg
Here’s the traditional X-mas/end-of-year release of BlueZ. Most of the changes are bug fixes, targeting areas such as GATT and external profile registration. Another large chunk of changes is refactoring to use the same implementation for Android and ... [More] non-Android LE profiles (e.g. HoG). With this release btattach (the successor to hciattach) finally has a manual [...] [Less]
Posted 9 months ago by Johan Hedberg
Here’s the traditional X-mas/end-of-year release of BlueZ. Most of the changes are bug fixes, targeting areas such as GATT and external profile registration. Another large chunk of changes is refactoring to use the same implementation for Android and ... [More] non-Android LE profiles (e.g. HoG). With this release btattach (the successor to hciattach) finally has a manual [...] [Less]
Posted 11 months ago by Johan Hedberg
This release consists for the most part of bug fixes that target areas such as PBAP, AVRCP and GATT. Feature-wise a notable change is btmon support for vendor diagnostic messages which will be debuting with the 4.4 Linux kernel release. This feature will allow e.g. LMP tracing with specific controllers. For now there is preliminary [...]