Bug 364591 - knetworkmanager should be updated to more recent svn version
Summary: knetworkmanager should be updated to more recent svn version
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: knetworkmanager
Version: 7
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Dennis Gilmore
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-11-02 20:15 UTC by Éric Brunet
Modified: 2008-06-17 02:47 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2008-06-17 02:47:46 UTC

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Description Éric Brunet 2007-11-02 20:15:53 UTC
On my laptop (Dell D430), connecting to the wifi with knetworkmanager used to 
be a pain:
  * it didn't connect on login (as it should)
  * when manually selecting the access point, connection failed the first time
only after waiting for the first failure, I could select again my acces point 
and establish the connection.

In fedora 7 + updates, knetworkmanager has been compiled from the svn version 
of 2007/08/15 (knetworkmanager-0.2-0.1.svn20070815.fc7.i386.rpm). The bug I 
describe has been solved, I think, on 2007/08/27; here is the relevant 
changelog entry:
        * src/knetworkmanager-nminfo.cpp: Avoid a race on the DBus which
          sometimes prevents connection to wireless networks
Anyway, I can confirm that a version of knetworkmanager compiled from svn on
2007/11/01 works perfectly well for me.

Fedora should not leave packages with known bugs in it. a new version of the 
knetworkmanager package should be pushed through the updates repository.

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 14:57:51 UTC
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Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-06-17 02:47:44 UTC
Fedora 7 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on June 13, 2008. 
Fedora 7 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not 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. 

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