Bug 179231 - kppp requires consolehelper, missing dependency
kppp requires consolehelper, missing dependency
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kdenetwork (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Rex Dieter
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Reported: 2006-01-28 13:12 EST by Ville Skyttä
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 3.5.8-9.fc7
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Last Closed: 2007-11-20 13:11:36 EST
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Description Ville Skyttä 2006-01-28 13:12:41 EST
/usr/bin/kppp is a symlink to consolehelper, but the dependency is missing. 
Requires: usermode-gtk would fix it (-gtk because kppp is a GUI app).

On the other hand, it would be even better to have this fixed in a way that
wouldn't require pulling in gtk2/glib2 stuff.  Maybe using kdesu?
Comment 1 Doncho N. Gunchev 2007-06-09 12:33:50 EDT
I would prefer kdesu too. consolehelper-gtk is fine, but kdesu looks more 
natural in KDE environment (will require 1 line shell script, not symlink).
Comment 2 Rex Dieter 2007-11-17 17:37:10 EST
%changelog
* Sat Nov 15 2007 Rex Dieter <rdieter[AT]fedoraproject.org> - 7:3.5.8-7
- Requires: usermode-gtk (#179231)

(someday maybe I'll take up the fight to reinstate use of kdesu...) :)
Comment 3 Kevin Kofler 2007-11-17 17:47:36 EST
Hmmm, was using kdesu controversial too? I thought suid bits were what the Red 
Hat folks objected to for security reasons, kdesu should be safe.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2007-11-20 12:46:55 EST
kdenetwork-3.5.8-9.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2007-11-20 13:11:32 EST
kdenetwork-3.5.8-9.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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