Bug 901805 - Package bluez depends on gnome-bluetooth
Package bluez depends on gnome-bluetooth
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: bluez (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Don Zickus
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-01-19 06:30 EST by Syam
Modified: 2014-02-05 10:18 EST (History)
6 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2014-02-05 10:18:41 EST
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bluetooth (2.38 KB, patch)
2014-01-05 06:36 EST, jerry williams
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Description Syam 2013-01-19 06:30:35 EST
Should bluez really depend on gnome-bluetooth?
I don't know the internals, but it does seem counter-intuitive. Just asking.

Removing bluez leads to removing gnome-bluetooth.
And removing gnome-bluetooth leads to removing bluez!
Comment 1 Marcel Holtmann 2013-01-19 18:34:23 EST
I was wondering the same thing. Neither should bluez depend on or require gnome-bluetooth nor should gnome-bluetooth depend or require bluez.

The communications between bluez and gnome-bluetooth happens via D-Bus and thus the existence of org.bluez (provided by bluetoothd from bluez) is a runtime dependency. It should be possible to de-install bluez package without de-installing gnome-shell.

The trigger for starting bluetoothd should not be gnome-shell or gnome-bluetooth. It should be triggered by udev and bluetooth.target unit.
Comment 2 Christopher Beland 2013-02-20 13:41:16 EST
bluez-4.101-6.fc18.x86_64 actually depends on:

  dependency: dbus-bluez-pin-helper
   provider: gnome-bluetooth.x86_64 1:3.6.1-2.fc18
   provider: blueman.x86_64 1.23-5.fc18
   provider: bluedevil.x86_64 1.3-1.fc18
   provider: bluedevil.i686 1.3-1.fc18
Comment 3 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2013-08-26 10:25:43 EDT
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
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Comment 5 jerry williams 2014-01-05 06:36:15 EST
Created attachment 845734 [details]
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