Additional devices supported upstream

Asked by Florian Stoll on 2013-02-27

Some support (AES2810...) for thingerprint devices has been added in the last development version of libfprint upstream. Could you please add a newer version to at least Ubuntu 13.04 to get that device support in the system?

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Warren Hill (warren-hill) said :

The correct way to request a software update is to file a bug.

First check it hasn't been requested already. Bugs for libfprint are here

If not file a new bug and tag it with the 'upgrade-software-version' tag.

For other tags see:

Explain why the new version is needed. If you can provide a link to the latest source code include that too. If not don't worry the developers usually know where to look.

As Ubuntu is not a rolling release its unlikely to be incorporated in Precise or Quantal but if the developers have time to update the package and test it then it may get into Raring.

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