Bug 165478 - Please add the USB-patches to openobex(-apps)
Please add the USB-patches to openobex(-apps)
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: openobex (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
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Reported: 2005-08-09 14:26 EDT by Panu Matilainen
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-08-23 06:05:18 EDT
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Description Panu Matilainen 2005-08-09 14:26:34 EDT
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Description of problem:
http://www.sensi.org/~ak/openobex-usb/ has two patches which enable using USB cable for obex-transfers which is an order of magnitude faster than for example Bluetooth. Please include these patches is future versions of openobex and openobex-apps (although the apps patch only adds usb support to obex_test command it's still useful for, well, testing purposes)

I've tested the patches on RHEL 4 + openobex rebuilt from FC4 and they do actually work. :)

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Apply the patches in the url above
2. Watch file transfers fly :)

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Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2005-08-23 06:05:18 EDT
The author states:
>> The patches in the current form are not suitable for including into OpenOBEX,
because they change the library API in a sub-optimal way. I'm planning to write
a proper version soon. <<

If you want these patches, just try to get them upstream please, so all
distributions can benefit from it.

Comment 2 Alex Kanavin 2006-02-07 12:22:17 EST
There is now a new upstream release of openobex (version 1.1) with USB support
included so perhaps it's time to update :)

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