Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 806234
Support for vfs 301
Last modified: 2013-02-19 07:24:32 EST
Created attachment 572208 [details]
Updated spec file.
I have the following fingerprint reader:
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 138a:0008 Validity Sensors, Inc. VFS300 Fingeprint Reader
Upstream doesn't appear to support it yet, but another contributor has done the work:
I've built the package. It's a little messy(see attached spec), since configure.ac and Makefile.am need to be patched and then autoconf etc run. It also needs another source (the drivers) which aren't included in the upstream tarball yet. I understand that this may not get included immediately, but I thought I'd open a bug anyway, so you could at least keep an eye on it :)
Here's a koji scratch build:
The SRPM is updated here:
I've tested it on Fedora 17 x86_64 and works properly.
Good job, Ankur!
Just to let people know that I've tested it on Fedora 17 x86_64 and didn't work, but my device is slightly different:
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 138a:0011 Validity Sensors, Inc.
This device came with the New Vostro 3460. I guess this is the VFS5011 model.
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Reopening. F18 still doesn't have support for vfs301.
(In reply to comment #5)
> Reopening. F18 still doesn't have support for vfs301.
It does. VFS301 is in libfprint 0.5.0 which is in Fedora 18 and 17.
F18 doesn't seem to have 0.5.0
[ankur@dhcppc1 ~]$ bodhi -L fprintd
I can't find a build here either:
0.4.1 seems to be the latest in Fedora. Am I missing something? Reopening. Please re-close if required.
Ugh, wrong package.
libfprint is 0.5. Fingerprint reader detected. Closing.
Sorry for the noise.