I put out a tarball release of gnome-vfs-obexftp here:
This includes a number of fixes since the work I did in October:
- Fix up some error handling in the dbus code.
- Mark files under the obex:/// virtual root as being local. This causes Nautilus to process the desktop entries and give us nice icons.
- Ship a copy of osso-gwobex, built statically into the VFS module. This removes the need to install another shared library only used by one application.
As well as the standard Gnome and D-BUS libraries, you will need OpenOBEX >= 1.2 and Bluez-Utils >= 3.7. The hcid daemon must be started with the -x flag to enable the experimental D-BUS interfaces used by the VFS module. You will also need a phone or other device that supports OBEX FTP 🙂
Last but not least, a screenshot:
There was a build issue in the previous release caused by the osso-gwobex headers not being found. I hadn’t noticed it because I had installed the library standalone. An updated tarball is available here: