ANN: libmbim 1.18.0 released

Aleksander Morgado aleksander at
Tue Jan 8 13:03:43 UTC 2019


This is a new major release of libmbim, which will be the base for the new 1.18.x stable series (the new "mbim-1-18" branch in git).

A note for distribution packagers: the new ModemManager 1.10.0 series, not yet released, will depend on this version of libmbim.

Overview of changes in libmbim 1.18

 * Build now looks for the correct python provider in the system during configure.

 * New Microsoft Basic Connect Extensions service, that includes new commands to manage Protocol Configuration Operations (PCO) as well as LTE attach status and settings.

 * libmbim-glib:
   ** Added support to fully print all message contents, including all fields, when traces are enabled.
   ** Added support for QMI indications over MBIM.
   ** Added additional cause codes to MbimNwError.
   ** Fixed signal emission in device, so that it's done before completing transaction task.

 * mbim-proxy:
   ** Fixed the management of subscribed events, so that the lists are maintained per-device.

 * mbimcli:
   ** New '--ms-query-pco' action.
   ** New '--ms-query-lte-attach-configuration' action.
   ** New '--ms-query-lte-attach-status' action.

 * Several other minor improvements and fixes.

The following features which were backported to 1.16.x releases are also present in libmbim 1.18.0:

 * mbimcli:
   ** Fix SNR reporting in --atds-query-signal output.
   ** Longer timeout (60s) in --disconnect.
   ** Add "ip-type" property to --connect

 * libmbim-glib:
   ** Fix printing message in Intel Firmware Update service.
   ** Fix error reporting when unknown status.


About libmbim:

Download here:

Verify it:
    $ md5sum libmbim-1.18.0.tar.xz 
    840cd133bc0f715a7ee4797dd9ac5562  libmbim-1.18.0.tar.xz

API here:

Please report bugs either to:
    libmbim-devel at

Or to gitlab:



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