Introduction to Obexd

The Obexd package contains D-Bus services providing OBEX client and server functionality. OBEX is a communications protocol that facilitates the exchange of binary objects between devices.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.4 platform.

Package Information

Obexd Dependencies


BlueZ-4.101 and libical-1.0

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/obexd

Installation of Obexd

Install Obexd by running the following commands:

sed -i 's/#include <string.h>/&\n#include <stdio.h>/' plugins/mas.c &&
./configure --prefix=/usr --libexecdir=/usr/lib/obex &&

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

sed -i 's/#include ...: This sed fixes building against the Glibc 2.17.


Installed Programs: obex-client and obexd
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directory: /usr/lib/obex

Last updated on 2013-09-05 10:23:42 -0700