Bug 19817 - GUI rhn_register requires gnome-core
GUI rhn_register requires gnome-core
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Satellite 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Registration (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Adrian Likins
Jay Turner
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Reported: 2000-10-25 13:34 EDT by Tim Waugh
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:42 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-04 12:09:11 EST
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Description Tim Waugh 2000-10-25 13:34:37 EDT
On a machine with X installed but not gnome-core, rhn_register fails with a
traceback error.  Installing gnome-core, or unsetting DISPLAY, makes it
work.

It would be neat if it could figure out that the GUI isn't going to work
and pretend that DISPLAY is unset if it comes across this situation.
Comment 1 Jay Turner 2001-01-18 12:16:39 EST
I have written a python wrapper for rhn_register which is currently in testing. 
Should certainly solve this little issue (jkt; 1/18/01)
Comment 2 Jay Turner 2001-02-04 12:09:07 EST
Reassigning to Adrian.  This functionality should be present in the next release
of rhn_register, as it is working in CVS currently.

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