ANN: libmbim 1.10.0 released

Marius Kotsbak marius at
Mon Aug 4 09:15:55 PDT 2014

2014-08-04 18:01 GMT+02:00 Aleksander Morgado <aleksander at>:

> On Mon, Aug 4, 2014 at 5:50 PM, Marius Kotsbak <marius at> wrote:
> >> So, I finally included all the mbim-proxy work in the new release, as
> >> that will let us keep on testing it easier.
> >>
> >> NOTE TO PACKAGERS: Please make sure the new 'mbim-proxy' is installed in
> >> the same package as the *library* itself. This is not a helper tool
> >> binary, it is part of the normal operation of the library. OpenSUSE I'm
> >> looking at you.
> >>
> >
> What happens then if the user has both libqmi and ModemManager
> installed but not the extra package for the qmi-proxy? That would
> totally break QMI modems usage (which is what happened to me when
> testing some OpenSUSE release).
It would probably break yes, but recommended packages I think are as
default installed by all apt clients.

> If you want to do split the packages, make sure ModemManager also
> depends on the qmi-proxy package, not just on libqmi. (And therefore
> the same logic for libmbim/mbim-proxy).

Yes, the client packages that actually uses the proxy should declare
explicit dependency on qmi-proxy package. Here it is no problem because
there is no dependency the other way to make a dependency loop.

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