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A new version of librealsense has been released, which does not support older camera versions. Bump librealsense to the new release and add the old library as librealsense1.


Current status

Detailed Description

The upstream librealsense2 release does not support older camera models such as F200, R200, LR200 and ZR300. Newer models are only supported by the new version. Thus, we need both libraries in order to support all camera models. The librealsense package will be bumped to the new release, and an additional librealsense1 package will be submitted for review.

Currently, no package depends on librealsense:

 $ dnf repoquery --releasever=rawhide --alldeps --whatrequires 'librealsense*'
 Last metadata expiration check: 0:30:06 ago on Mon 11 Dec 2017 10:15:08 CET.

See also the discussion on the devel list for more info.

Benefit to Fedora

Support for all RealSense camera models.


  • Proposal owners:
    • Update librealsense to latest upstream release
    • Submit legacy librealsense1 for review Review Request
    • Ensure parallel installability of both packages
  • Other developers: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Policies and guidelines: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Trademark approval: N/A (not needed for this Change)

Upgrade/compatibility impact

Users who have an older camera need to switch to librealsense1 to have a compatible library.

N/A (not a System Wide Change)

How To Test

  • Test general functionality of older camera models (F200, R200, LR200 and ZR300) with librealsense1
  • Test general functionality of newer camera models (D400 series and the SR300) with librealsense

User Experience

N/A (not a System Wide Change)


N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Contingency Plan

  • Contingency mechanism: Switch back to legacy release (with an Epoch as the library was already updated)
  • Contingency deadline: N/A (not a System Wide Change)
  • Blocks release? N/A (not a System Wide Change), Yes/No
  • Blocks product? N/A


N/A (not a System Wide Change)

Release Notes