Bug 1088675 - Please move nm-l2tp-auth-dialog (which depends on gtk3) to a subpackage
Summary: Please move nm-l2tp-auth-dialog (which depends on gtk3) to a subpackage
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: NetworkManager-l2tp
Version: 24
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Douglas Kosovic
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: depchain
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-04-17 01:32 UTC by Kevin Kofler
Modified: 2016-11-28 07:25 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: NetworkManager-l2tp-1.2.4-1.fc24
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2016-11-28 07:25:02 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Kevin Kofler 2014-04-17 01:32:47 UTC
Description of problem:
NetworkManager-l2tp depends on gtk3 for the nm-l2tp-auth-dialog. This drags in gtk3 as a dependency of kde-plasma-nm-l2tp. kde-plasma-nm-l2tp has its own authentication dialog and does not need the GTK+ one.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install kde-plasma-nm-l2tp on a system without gtk3.

Actual results:
gtk3 is required.

Expected results:
gtk3 is not required.

Additional info:
All the NetworkManager VPN plugins have this packaging issue, I am filing a separate bug for each.

Comment 1 Jaroslav Reznik 2015-03-03 15:42:47 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 22 development cycle.
Changing version to '22'.

More information and reason for this action is here:

Comment 2 Douglas Kosovic 2016-05-31 05:25:45 UTC
NetworkManager-l2tp 1.0.2 for Fedora 23 and NetworkManager-l2tp 1.2.2 for Fedora 24 now come with separate NetworkManager-l2tp-gnome RPMs which have the GNOME dependencies.

Comment 3 Kevin Kofler 2016-11-05 18:44:53 UTC
NetworkManager-l2tp-1.2.2-1.fc24 still drags in gtk3. Please look at how this was fixed in e.g. NetworkManager-openvpn: http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/cgit/rpms/NetworkManager-openvpn.git/commit/?id=01d92111612cd8c23f3a8b9abc15af4a169e762a

Comment 4 Kevin Kofler 2016-11-05 19:13:37 UTC
%{_libexecdir}/nm-l2tp-auth-dialog needs to move to -gnome, and %{_libdir}/NetworkManager/libnm-vpn-plugin-l2tp.so needs to move to the main package (so you will have to avoid using the lib*.so* catch-all wildcard in -gnome, or use %exclude there, to avoid duplicating the library in both).

Comment 5 Douglas Kosovic 2016-11-06 12:07:38 UTC
I'll hopefully be releasing NetworkManager-l2tp-1.2.4 source this week on github.

I was going to sync with the NetworkManager-pptp-1.2.4 SPEC file, but as it happens, it seems to have recently incorporated the openvpn package fix.

Comment 6 Kevin Kofler 2016-11-06 18:13:37 UTC
Yes, NetworkManager-pptp looks right; if you sync with that specfile, it should work.

Comment 7 Kevin Kofler 2016-11-13 04:38:01 UTC
Any news here? I see no new upstream release nor any specfile changes yet.

Comment 8 Douglas Kosovic 2016-11-13 04:57:15 UTC
I'm still working on the upstream code. I didn't get much time to work on the code last week and a severe hail storm that cut power to tens of thousands of homes didn't help either.

I'll hopefully be working on the code today, but no promises I'll tag a new upstream release today as I want to test the code on 4 different linux distortions and a couple versions of some distributions.

Comment 9 Kevin Kofler 2016-11-13 05:33:49 UTC
OK, thanks for the status update.

Comment 10 Douglas Kosovic 2016-11-19 12:36:59 UTC
NetworkManager-l2tp 1.2.4 source code has been released which includes the source code updates to split the libnm plugin (libnm-vpn-plugin-l2tp.so) into a core and GTK part as described on :


I now need to create the NetworkManager-l2tp 1.2.4 RPMs.

Comment 11 Fedora Update System 2016-11-20 11:08:11 UTC
NetworkManager-l2tp-1.2.4-1.fc24 has been submitted as an update to Fedora 24. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2016-863a28c489

Comment 12 Fedora Update System 2016-11-20 19:53:12 UTC
NetworkManager-l2tp-1.2.4-1.fc24 has been pushed to the Fedora 24 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
See https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Updates_Testing for
instructions on how to install test updates.
You can provide feedback for this update here: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2016-863a28c489

Comment 13 Fedora Update System 2016-11-28 07:25:02 UTC
NetworkManager-l2tp-1.2.4-1.fc24 has been pushed to the Fedora 24 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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