Bug 79204 - Gnome Volume Control illegal characters in path
Summary: Gnome Volume Control illegal characters in path
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-applets
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mark McLoughlin
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-12-07 07:11 UTC by John Barnes
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:48 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2002-12-13 21:34:25 UTC

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Description John Barnes 2002-12-07 07:11:17 UTC
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 '('.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

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.

Additional info:

Error message details:
Bad key or directory name:

Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-12-13 21:34:25 UTC
Fixed in rawhide

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