[Pkg-utopia-maintainers] Bug#588618: Bug#588618: Bug#588618: network-manager-gnome needs tighter dep on network-manager
biebl at debian.org
Sat Jul 10 12:43:06 UTC 2010
On 10.07.2010 14:28, sean finney wrote:
> hi michael,
> On Sat, Jul 10, 2010 at 02:12:30PM +0200, Michael Biebl wrote:
>> Could you be more specific, what you did and what problems you had.
> the applet remains visible but the "enable networking" option remains
> unselectable (if you select it it stays disabled). so it is not possible
> to use either wired or wireless networking without manually configuring
> it via dhclient/iwconfig etc.
>> Did you do a partial upgrade of the network-manager, i.e. you only upgrade the
>> libnm-* libs to 0.8.0.999 but not network-manager itself?
> yeah. when i did an apt-get upgrade it brought in libnm-util1
> libnm-glib-vpn1 libnm-glib2 and network-manager-gnome, but network-manager
> remained at the previous version because of the situation with isc-dhcp-client
> and resolvconf.
Ok, I just tested this combination.
libnm-* libs 0.8.0.999
And this combination works more or less fine for me.
I can activate existing connections (system/user), create new ones, delete
The only issue I can confirm is, that indeed, the Enable/Disable network button
is not selectable. (The reason for this is, that in 0.8.0.999, there is a
distinction between user intiated or system initiated state changes and the new
nm-gnome makes use of this new API which nm 0.8 doesn't offer).
That said, while I agree, that bumping the dep on nm to >= 0.8.0.999 in nm-gnome
is probably the right thing to do, the severity grave is not justified given
that I'm still able to use nm-applet.
How did you end up with a disabled networkmanager?
Did you disable it before you upgraded or did you have a failed suspend/resume
Did you perhaps disable network, upgrade nm-gnome and afterwards you
Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?
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