gnome-vfs-obexftp 0.1 released

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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: