Bug 173232 - Allow alternative frontends
Allow alternative frontends
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: usermode (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jindrich Novy
David Lawrence
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Blocks: Yellowpad 170837
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Reported: 2005-11-15 09:22 EST by Matthias Clasen
Modified: 2013-07-02 19:11 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-11-15 15:33:38 EST
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accept gecos information on the commandline (2.44 KB, patch)
2005-11-15 09:22 EST, Matthias Clasen
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Description Matthias Clasen 2005-11-15 09:22:05 EST
We want to switch to the about me capplet which is in upstream control-center
since 2.12, which will allow us to replace 3 of our homegrown capplets (login
photo, password and about myself). To do this properly,  we need to be able to
use the userhelper mechanism to update the gecos information. 

Since userhelper_runv() is not available in a library, the next best way to
achieve this in a nonintrusive way is to make userinfo accept the gecos data on
the commandline, and not open the dialog in that case.

The attached patch does that.
Comment 1 Matthias Clasen 2005-11-15 09:22:05 EST
Created attachment 121064 [details]
accept gecos information on the commandline
Comment 2 Jindrich Novy 2005-11-15 15:33:38 EST
Applied since 1.83-1.

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