Bug 2091210 - Conky packaged for Fedora 36 was not compiled to enable wireless objects.
Summary: Conky packaged for Fedora 36 was not compiled to enable wireless objects.
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: conky
Version: 36
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Miroslav Lichvar
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: 2088786 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2022-05-27 20:48 UTC by billgrzanich
Modified: 2022-10-15 22:12 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2022-05-30 09:11:13 UTC
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Description billgrzanich 2022-05-27 20:48:11 UTC
Description of problem:
Conky 1.12.2_pre compiled 2022-01-19 for Linux x86_64 no longer recognizes the wireless_* variables.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
conky v. 1.12.2

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Configure conky to use any of the wireless_* variables with the package provided by Fedora 36. 

Actual results:
When conky launches, the following appears:

conky: unknown variable '$wireless_essid'
conky: unknown variable '$wireless_link_qual_perc'
conky: unknown variable '$wireless_link_bar'

Expected results:
Wireless variables are recognized and displayed accordingly.

Additional info:
This line in ConkyBuildOptions.cmake should be set to true prior to rebuilding the package.
(On or about line 157 of ConkyBuildOptions.cmake)

option(BUILD_WLAN "Enable wireless support" false)

The output of 
$ conky --version
shows that this option was not enabled:

conky 1.12.2_pre compiled 2022-01-19 for Linux x86_64

Compiled in features:

System config file: /etc/conky/conky.conf
Package library path: /usr/lib64/conky

  * math
  * hddtemp
  * portmon
  * IPv6
  * Curl
  * RSS
  * Weather (METAR)
  * support for IBM/Lenovo notebooks
  * old configuration syntax
  * Imlib2
  * OSS mixer support
  * apcupsd
  * iostats
  * Internationalization support

 Lua bindings:
  * Cairo
  * Imlib2
  * Xdamage extension
  * Xinerama extension (virtual display)
  * Xshape extension (click through)
  * XDBE (double buffer extension)
  * Xft
  * ARGB visual
  * Own window
  * HSV Gradient

 Music detection:
  * CMUS
  * MPD

 Default values:
  * Netdevice: eno1
  * Local configfile: $HOME/.conkyrc
  * Localedir: /usr/share/locale
  * Maximum netdevices: 256
  * Maximum text size: 16384
  * Size text buffer: 256

Comment 1 Miroslav Lichvar 2022-05-30 09:11:13 UTC
The wlan support was disabled in the F36 conky package due to this change:

Upstream issue:

Comment 2 Miroslav Lichvar 2022-07-12 08:36:46 UTC
*** Bug 2088786 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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