Bug 442224 - system-config-display does not create a backup for /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Summary: system-config-display does not create a backup for /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 355461
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-display   
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Version: 8
Hardware: noarch
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Adam Jackson
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-04-12 23:35 UTC by Varol Kaptan
Modified: 2018-04-11 14:12 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-04-17 15:07:22 UTC
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Description Varol Kaptan 2008-04-12 23:35:34 UTC
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Description of problem:
when you change the configuration system-config-display tells you that it saved a copy in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.backup but it actually does not.

The problem seems to be in /usr/share/system-config-display/xconf.py, line 408. os.copy does not exist and throws an exception. Works when replaced with os.rename.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.run system-config-display and change configuration
2.hit "OK and see notification that backup is saved in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.backup

Actual Results:
old copy of /etc/X11/xorg.conf was not saved as /etc/X11/xorg.conf.backup

Expected Results:
old copy of /etc/X11/xorg.conf should have been saved as /etc/X11/xorg.conf.backup

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Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2008-04-17 15:07:22 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 355461 ***

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