Archive for the ‘Release’ Category.

Release of BlueZ 5.64

This is another release mostly with the bug fixes on HOG, GATT, A2DP, Media, AVDTP, AVRCP, and scanning failure. Also, this release includes a fix for building with old glibc (< 2.25), and other minor issues found with the static code analyzing tool. ISO packet support is added to the emulator as a part of LE Audio development.


Release of BlueZ 5.63

This release is mostly a bug fix release, with fixes to features such as GATT, SDP, Daemon, and emulator. It also adds a new MGMT Event for Device Found and Device Lost of Advertisement Monitor.

New build options for sanitizers (lsan, asan, ubsan) are added and it may require installing additional libraries depending on the distros.


Release of BlueZ 5.62

This release updates the sources to use the inclusive language based on the guide from the Bluetooth SIG(Appropriate-Language-Mapping-Table), updates the DBUS API to add new properties for GATT and Adapter. For MESH, it updates the configuration client and adds a new API to export the keys. It adds a new document to describe the errors of D-BUS method returns for connection failure reasons. In addition, it includes the various bug fixes in Core, ATT, AVCTP, AVDTP, and MGMT API.

It recommends using the ELL version 0.44.


Release of BlueZ 5.61

This is mostly a bugfix release with fixes in A2DP, OBEX, adapter, and emulator. It also includes new features like plugin for admin policy, Central Address Resolution characteristic in GATT, packet latency analysis in the monitor.


Release of BlueZ 5.60

This release has bug fixes to GATT, Management API, and Advertising Monitor. It also fixes the regression introduced in the 5.59 release with the newly paired A2DP headset.

It recommends using the latest ELL release.


Release of BlueZ 5.59

This is mainly a bug fix release with fixes to Mesh, SDP, AVRCP, and AVDTP support. All existing manpages are converted to reStructuredText(.rst) format, thus the ‘rst2man’(or ‘’) is required to generate the manpage if the manpage is enabled in the configuration.

It also has an update on the management API tester to cover more APIs and prepare for LE Privacy testing with the changes in the emulator.

From this release, the ELL release 0.40 or later is required.


Release of BlueZ 5.58 (and 5.57)

This is a combined release announcement for BlueZ 5.57 and 5.58.

BlueZ 5.57 is our monthly release and includes mainly various bug fixes to GATT, AVDTP, Mesh, monitor, and emulator. This release introduces the SupportedFeature property of LEAdvertisementManager1 for Advertising D-BUS API.

BlueZ 5.58 is a quick fix release to fix the build warning with deprecated APIs.

Starting from BlueZ 5.57, it requires to use of ELL release 0.39 or later.


Release of BlueZ 5.56

This release introduces the new management API for the advertisement monitor feature and adds extended advertising parameters and data, updates the license clause with the matching SPDX License Identifier. It also includes some bug fixes in Mesh, test-runner, tester applications, GATT, and AVDTP.

From this release, it requires to use ELL release 0.37 or later.