Bug 250282 - Package request/suggestion: kidled
Summary: Package request/suggestion: kidled
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: Package Review (Show other bugs)
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Version: 9
Hardware: All Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Nobody's working on this, feel free to take it
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
URL: http://shlang.com/kidled/
Depends On:
Blocks: 462522
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-07-31 16:38 UTC by Christian Mandery
Modified: 2013-01-10 04:23 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 17:36:52 UTC
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
kidled-0.4 RPM (17.77 KB, application/x-redhat-package-manager)
2007-09-04 09:44 UTC, Christian Mandery
no flags Details
Kidled 0.4 source RPM for inclusion in Fedora 7 and following plus possibly RHEL (20.82 KB, application/x-redhat-package-manager)
2007-09-05 15:12 UTC, Christian Mandery
no flags Details

Description Christian Mandery 2007-07-31 16:38:13 UTC
kidled is a daemon that checks the utmp data in regular intervals and
automatically logs off users that have been idle for a given time interval.
Especially in our environment (terminal server) we need such a daemon because
otherwise users "forget" to logoff and waste our system resources with their
forever running KDE sessions.

As far as a can see, there is no package in the yum default repository that
provides such functionality which is why kidled should be included.


Comment 1 Helge Deller 2007-08-23 13:21:45 UTC
I would even propose to make this a feature-request for RHEL5 (and later 
RHEL6). Although we currently test our "terminal server" based on Fedora 
(which has much "newer" software than RHEL), the idea is still to use RHEL5/6 
later for it...

Comment 2 Phil Knirsch 2007-08-23 13:32:53 UTC
Reassigning to distribution component.

Read ya, Phil

Comment 3 Russell Doty 2007-08-23 13:39:14 UTC
Should this be moved from Fedora to RHEL, or should we look at implementing it
in Fedora first?

Comment 4 Helge Deller 2007-08-23 13:43:16 UTC
From our point of view, having it in Fedora first is OK for us (since this is 
what we currently use). That way, we could even test it for correctness in 
semi-productive at once.

Comment 5 Bill Nottingham 2007-08-29 17:11:25 UTC
For Fedora, if someone's willing to package it...

Comment 6 Christian Mandery 2007-09-04 09:44:21 UTC
I made a RPM for kidled.

It worked fine in my tests but since it is my first RPM you might want to test
it, too.

Comment 7 Christian Mandery 2007-09-04 09:44:56 UTC
Created attachment 186001 [details]
kidled-0.4 RPM

Comment 8 Christian Mandery 2007-09-04 10:12:38 UTC
Comment on attachment 186001 [details]
kidled-0.4 RPM

Oops, source RPM follows.

Comment 9 Christian Mandery 2007-09-05 15:12:53 UTC
Created attachment 187571 [details]
Kidled 0.4 source RPM for inclusion in Fedora 7 and following plus possibly RHEL

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Comment 11 Helge Deller 2008-05-14 14:01:01 UTC
re-assigning to Fedora 9

Comment 12 Jason Tibbitts 2008-12-05 16:24:49 UTC
This just showed up in the new package review queue; I guess the component was not set properly previous to this.


Is the original submitter of this ticket still around and interested in maintaining this package in Fedora?  Are you already sponsored as a Fedora packager?

Is there an actual package submission here?  Please post links to an src.rpm and a spec.  (It is vastly preferable if you put them on a web server somewhere instead of attaching them, if that is at all possible.)  Please make sure that it builds and functions on a current Fedora release, F10 if possible, or rawhide.

Comment 13 Jason Tibbitts 2009-01-09 17:36:52 UTC
There was no response, so I'm just going to close this.

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