Bug 79204 - Gnome Volume Control illegal characters in path
Gnome Volume Control illegal characters in path
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-applets (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Mark McLoughlin
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2002-12-07 02:11 EST by John Barnes
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:48 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-12-13 16:34:25 EST
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Description John Barnes 2002-12-07 02:11:17 EST
Description of problem:
After installing the OSS sound driver, the volume control applet uses 
configuration path names derived from from the sound card ID string and allows 
the names to include illegal characters such as '('.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install OSS-linux sound drivers from opensound.com
2. soundon
3. Open Gnome Volume Control Applet
4. Attempt to alter volume levels

Actual Results:  After step 3 the Volume Control reports problems in 
load/saving configuration.
At step 4 the Volume Control does not control the volume normally.

Expected Results:  No configuration load/save errros.
Volume Control applet should work with new sound drivers.

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Error message details:
Bad key or directory name:
Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-12-13 16:34:25 EST
Fixed in rawhide

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