Bug 301731 - about-me saves even thou authentication fails
Summary: about-me saves even thou authentication fails
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: control-center
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Control Center Maintainer
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2007-09-22 16:22 UTC by Adam Pribyl
Modified: 2009-07-14 15:05 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 15:05:41 UTC


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Description Adam Pribyl 2007-09-22 16:22:21 UTC
Please describe the problem:
You can fill in the gnome-about-me dialog various user information and it will
save it even thou you will cancel the autentication windows.

Steps to reproduce:
1. su - another_user
2. gnome-about-me
3. change whatever (face, mail)
4. click close
5. dialog will appear asking for password to change the infos
6. cancel it
7. start gnome-about-me


Actual results:
Shows you filled values.


Expected results:
Should not save until user provides credentials.

Does this happen every time?
Yes

Other information:
This is Fedora 7. Could be this is Fedora specific.

This was reported as bug http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=473931 to
gnome bugizlla but said to be Fedoras problem.

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 14:26:55 UTC
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Comment 2 Adam Pribyl 2008-05-18 16:03:08 UTC
This bug is still valid for Fedora 9.

Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 22:51:32 UTC
This message is a reminder that Fedora 9 is nearing its end of life.
Approximately 30 (thirty) days from now Fedora will stop maintaining
and issuing updates for Fedora 9.  It is Fedora's policy to close all
bug reports from releases that are no longer maintained.  At that time
this bug will be closed as WONTFIX if it remains open with a Fedora 
'version' of '9'.

Package Maintainer: If you wish for this bug to remain open because you
plan to fix it in a currently maintained version, simply change the 'version' 
to a later Fedora version prior to Fedora 9's end of life.

Bug Reporter: Thank you for reporting this issue and we are sorry that 
we may not be able to fix it before Fedora 9 is end of life.  If you 
would still like to see this bug fixed and are able to reproduce it 
against a later version of Fedora please change the 'version' of this 
bug to the applicable version.  If you are unable to change the version, 
please add a comment here and someone will do it for you.

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lifetime, sometimes those efforts are overtaken by events.  Often a 
more recent Fedora release includes newer upstream software that fixes 
bugs or makes them obsolete.

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Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 15:05:41 UTC
Fedora 9 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-07-10. Fedora 9 is 
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further 
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.

If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of 
Fedora please feel free to reopen this bug against that version.

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