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FS#53323 - [bluez-utils] hcitool and hciconfig are missing from bluez-utils 5.44

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by wrobell (wrobell) - Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 10:53 GMT
Last edited by Antonio Rojas (arojas) - Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 11:22 GMT
Task Type Support Request
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

As reported in this thread

https://lists.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-general/2017-March/043331.html

tools like hcidump, hcitool and hciconfig are deprecated.

It is not obvious how new commands replace above. The new bluez commands also lack proper documentation. Also, many wiki pages use the deprecated commands.

IMHO, it would be good to bring back the deprecated commands until the situation stabilizes (just use --enable-deprecated?).

Also: https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/bluetooth/bluez.git/commit/?id=b1eb2c4cd057624312e0412f6c4be000f7fc3617
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Closed by  Antonio Rojas (arojas)
Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 11:22 GMT
Reason for closing:  Duplicate
Additional comments about closing:   FS#53110 

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