Bug 160476 - No Chess menu item after upgrading from FC3 to FC4
No Chess menu item after upgrading from FC3 to FC4
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xboard (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Chris Ricker
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Reported: 2005-06-15 08:33 EDT by Colin Adams
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 4.2.7-11
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Last Closed: 2005-06-16 12:15:03 EDT
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Description Colin Adams 2005-06-15 08:33:42 EDT
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Description of problem:
After upgrading from FC3 to FC4, attempting to run xboard reported
a problem - unable to find libreadline.so.4.
Surmising that the system upgrade had not upgraded this game, I did a yum upgrade on gnuchess and xboard.
But after that, there was no longer an entry on the GNOME Games menu for Chess.
The fix was to edit /usr/share/application/fedora-xboard.desktop to change
and then to run update-desktop-database

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Problem solved locally, but bug created to alert package maintainer.
Comment 1 Chris Ricker 2005-06-16 12:14:07 EDT
Thanks for the report. A new build is currently being requested which should fix
the missing Game category

BTW, you're right about the libreadline problem and solution - xboard moved from
Core to Extras, and anaconda doesn't automatically update apps from Extras. A
yum update immediately after upgrade is always a good idea because of that....

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