Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 140322
[RHEL3] GConf bindings (gnome-python2-gconf) are not distributed
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:05 EST
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Description of problem:
The source RPM for gnome-python2 contains bindings for GConf, however,
these are packaged up into a sub-RPM which does not appear to be
distributed in RHEL3 (not on ISOs, or in RHN). It used to be present
in RHL 8 & 9. Without these bindings being available the utility of
any GNOME python applications is somewhat limited since they can't
seemlessly integrate with the GNOME configuration sub-system.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. up2date gnome-python2-gconf
2. Write a python application including the code
Actual Results: $ python2
Python 2.2.3 (#1, Aug 8 2003, 08:44:02)
[GCC 3.2.3 20030502 (Red Hat Linux 3.2.3-13)] on linux2
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> import gconf
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
ImportError: No module named gconf
The rpmdb-redhat package even says that this package should be present
& yet it is no where to be found:
# rpm --dbpath /usr/lib/rpmdb/i386-redhat-linux/redhat -qi
Name : gnome-python2-gconf Relocations: (not relocateable)
Version : 1.99.14 Vendor: Red Hat, Inc.
Release : 5 Build Date: Thu 06 Feb
2003 21:34:19 GMT
Install Date: Tue 07 Oct 2003 23:08:51 BST Build Host:
Group : Development/Languages Source RPM:
Size : 54811 License: LGPL
Signature : DSA/SHA1, Mon 24 Feb 2003 06:21:44 GMT, Key ID
Packager : Red Hat, Inc. <http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla>
Summary : Python bindings for interacting with GConf
This module contains a wrapper that allows the use of GConf via Python.
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