[manjaro-dev] important brltty update needed, I've already got the pkgbuild and such ready
coffeekingms at gmail.com
Wed Aug 31 03:13:10 CEST 2016
I'm on kernel version 4.7, but I also have the 4.4 lts installed. I
should probably try that one. I'll add the files into our packages-extra
On 08/30/2016 06:55 PM, Bernhard Landauer wrote:
> Hi Kendell.
> Yes, it would be good to add the files in our repo so we have them
> ready whenever we need them in the future :)
> I can try building the 32bit here and see if I have more success...
> What kernel version are you running?
> kind regards
> On 31/08/16 01:28, kendell clark wrote:
>> Thanks a lot bernhard for that tip. I've updated the pkgbuild and
>> have uploaded the 64 bit package. Should I also add the pkgbuild and
>> the supporting service and install files to the packages-extra repo,
>> or do you want to rely on the arch package? The only thing ours does
>> differently is to add that "api-parameters auth=polkit" config option
>> to /etc/brltty.conf, and it's already there we're just removing the
>> comment. It also copies the polkit rule file from
>> "authorization/org.brltty.policy" to /usr/share/polkit-1/rules.d, and
>> those two lines can easily be contributed upstream, if the arch
>> people will take them. They can be a little ... mmm ... iffy on
>> accepting help. At least that's what I've noticed. I've been trying
>> to upload a 32 bit package but I keep running into that "main: unable
>> to allocate memory" error in buildpkg, even after changing the make
>> line to "make -j1". I'm stumped on that one.
>> Kendell Clark
>> On 08/30/2016 02:21 AM, Bernhard Landauer wrote:
>>> Hi Kendell.
>>> If you like I can edit your PKGBUILD tonight. Atm I do't have the
>>> computer on me ...
>>> But you can just do it by adding this sed line at the end of
>>> package() function:
>>> sed -i '/Auth=polkit/s/^#//' $pkgdir/etc/brltty.conf
>>> kind regards
>>> On 30/08/16 07:27, kendell clark wrote:
>>>> hi all
>>>> Since brltty 5.4 is out, I decided to look at the changes. One very
>>>> important change is that brltty can now use policy kit to grant
>>>> access to braille devices instead of relying on the permissions of
>>>> the /etc/brlapi.key file being set properly. This makes it much
>>>> much easier for me to make braille work out of the box on sonar.
>>>> However, I'm not sure how to modify the pkgbuild how it needs to.
>>>> All that's needed is for a script to remove the comment sign in
>>>> front of
>>>> api-parameters Auth=polkit # authenticate via Polkit
>>>> in the config file, which is in /etc/brltty.conf. The line would
>>>> need to be after the line that copies that file into /etc because
>>>> before it's in the "Documents" folder. I'm attaching the pkgbuild,
>>>> already updated to use 5.4, with the correct md5-sums for the
>>>> modified service file. I've tarred them all up into an archive
>>>> since the pkgbuild, service file and the install file all need to
>>>> be in the same folder together. Would someone mind maybe looking
>>>> into what might be needed to remove that comment so that braille
>>>> works out of the box? I'm just about to take a nice long nap. If no
>>>> one's looked at it by the time I wake up I'll try to take a look
>>>> myself. Don't worry I'm not rushing or ... yawn ... anything, man
>>>> I'm tired. This is important but by no means critical.
>>>> Kendell Clark
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