Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 52221
redhat-config-network-cmd is not a CL tool as it advertises
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:00 EDT
Description of problem:
redhat-config-network-cmd claims to be "Python network configuration
commandline tool" but requires a working Xserver to function. When DISPLAY
is not set, or Xserver is not reachable, or refuses connection, the tool
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. unset DISPLAY (or run the tool from console).
2. redhat-config-network-cmd --help
Actual Results: No display information -- gtk_init not called
gdk_imlib ERROR: gdk has not connected to the display
Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:
Expected Results: redhat-config-network-cmd - Python network configuration
Usage: redhat-config-network-cmd -p --profile <profile>
I think it is important to have profile switchin functionality not only
when using graphics interface but also in scripts/command line. I have
impression it should not be difficult.
We (Red Hat) really need to fix this before next release.
It was fixed a few weeks ago, in redhat-config-network-0.6.2-1