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Bug 54415 - gdialog missing from gnome-utils
gdialog missing from gnome-utils
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-utils (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2001-10-06 14:29 EDT by nboric
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-03-03 16:19:10 EST
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Description nboric 2001-10-06 14:29:32 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.78 [es] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.7-6 i686)

Description of problem:
That's it, gdialog isn't included in gnome-utils package, as it should
(it's in the official gnome tarball, it was included in redhat 7, and it's
included in ximian gnome) Why isn't it in roswell?

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
in a bash script:
FILE=$(gdialog --title "Comprimir" --inputbox "Name..." 200 350 $1 2>&1)

Actual Results:  bash: gdialog: command not found

Expected Results:  a dialog to write in a name

Additional info:

rpm -qil gnome-utils

Name        : gnome-utils                  Relocations: (not relocateable)
Version     : 1.4.0                             Vendor: Red Hat, Inc.
Release     : 4                             Build Date: lun 27 ago 2001
18:24:47 CLT
Install date: vie 21 sep 2001 18:27:50 CLT      Build Host:
Group       : Applications/System           Source RPM:
Size        : 3359571                          License: GPL
Packager    : Red Hat, Inc. <http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla>
URL         : http://www.gnome.org
Summary     : GNOME utility programs.
Description :
GNOME (GNU Network Object Model Environment) is a user-friendly set of
GUI applications and desktop tools to be used in conjunction with a
window manager for the X Window System. The gnome-utils package
includes a set of utilities for GNOME, including Gcalc, Gdialog,
Gdiskfree, and many others.
[...] etc

As you can see, gdialog isn't there, but the description says it should
Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2001-10-08 11:46:15 EDT
The description is incorrect; a number of gnome-utils programs were removed due
to not working very well, not being maintained, not being useful, etc.
Description should be fixed. If gdialog seems to be maintained/working these
days we could review it and consider putting it back.
Comment 2 W. Michael Petullo 2002-03-03 16:19:06 EST
Gdialog works fine for me.  I have been using the version included in Ximian's
gnome-utils-1.4.0-ximian.10 RPM.  Gdialog is very useful when writing Naultilus
scripts.  For example, I wrote a search and replace script that, when installed
in ~/.gnome/nautilus-scripts, allows a user to select several files, right click
on them, and perform a search and replace on them.  I would like to see gdialog
it back in Red Hat' gnome-utils package -- it can really add some power and
user-friendliness to GNOME and Nautilus scripts.
Comment 3 Havoc Pennington 2002-03-05 16:08:22 EST
Should be in 1.4.0-8

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