Bug 50542 - errors in error messages
Summary: errors in error messages
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gdm   
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Version: 7.3
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Havoc Pennington
QA Contact: Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2001-08-01 00:39 UTC by Michal Jaegermann
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:35 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-01 13:06:24 UTC
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patch for printf argument problems in gdm- (1.29 KB, patch)
2001-08-01 00:41 UTC, Michal Jaegermann
no flags Details | Diff

Description Michal Jaegermann 2001-08-01 00:39:25 UTC
Description of Problem:

A recompilation of gdm from 'roswell' generates pretty well deserved
compiler complaints.  I believe that attached patch is needed but
it should be reviewed by somebody more familiar with internals.

As an aside - replacing in gui/gdmlogin.c this:
       gnome_dialog_grab_focus (GNOME_DIALOG (dialog), 0);
       gtk_widget_grab_focus (GTK_WINDOW (dialog));
allows to compile this source with older libraries (like those included
in 7.1).  Not sure if entirely correct but so far it works just fine. :-)
Maybe 'configure' could do that by itself?


Comment 1 Michal Jaegermann 2001-08-01 00:41:17 UTC
Created attachment 25691 [details]
patch for printf argument problems in gdm-

Comment 2 Havoc Pennington 2001-08-01 14:10:36 UTC
I believe gnome_dialog_grab_focus() grabs focus on the 0th button of the dialog,
not the dialog itself as with gtk_widget_grab_focus(). Grumble, this function
should NOT have been added to libgnomeui for exactly the reason you mention - it
looks like someone (I know who) snuck it in without a ChangeLog entry.

Patch looks great though. I am moving this bug upstream:
and closing it here.

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