Re: ANN: Release of NetworkManager 0.8.996 (0.9.0-beta2)

On Sun, May 8, 2011 at 10:07 PM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson gmail com> wrote:
> Hi Dan,
>>> Sorry for the delayed response
>>> Sugar is the other one that comes to mind. It seems to partially work
>>> if you have a system connection like either a wired ethernet or
>>> connect to a connection using gnome3 and then login to the sugar
>>> interface it partially works. I think the issues are two bits. Firstly
>>> the ability to detect a connection and that its online, secondly
>>> moving the user settings code over to systems code. Any assistance or
>>> patches would be welcome (I'm only new to python), sample code in
>>> python would be useful too (I've only managed to find the anaconda
>>> patch and it's not much use for the use case).
>> Yeah, Sugar would need a patch.  The first part (porting to NM 0.9 for
>> status information) is pretty easy, the second part where Sugar acts as
>> an applet is harder, but actually might be fairly simple with NM 0.9.
>> It's been in the back of my mind for a while, but I haven't gotten
>> around to doing a proof-of-concept even though I wrote a lot of the
>> original code for it 5 years ago :)
> I've done the first hack up of a patch (attached) for NM 0.9. Not sure
> if it works as I've not got a wifi based F-15 with me at the moment.
> I'll test it more when I get home from RH summit in the next couple of
> days. In the mean time is it possible for you to provide some feedback
> and advise.
> I'm mostly trying to focus on connection status and wired/wireless
> ethernet initially although I've changed some of the GSM based stuff.
> I'm not sure if I've got the GSM/Serial -> Modem changes correct.
> Also I'm not sure if I've got the NM_ACTIVE_CONNECTION_STATE* bits
> correct as the .h file upstream only has a 0 error code where the
> Sugar stuff had numbers for each state.
>  I've looked at a number of patches but I'm not sure if I've got it
> all right and I might have confused bits of the compat API too. :-/

Oh, and I have no idea if the User -> Systems Agent changes for WiFi
credentials is OK so that would need checks too.


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