Re: NM: git HEAD breaks (wifi plugin not available), Debian source works

On Tue, 2014-08-19 at 23:25 -0700, d wk wrote:
@@ -2022,8 +2020,10 @@ load_device_factories (NMManager *self)
        char **paths;

        paths = read_device_factory_paths ();
-       if (!paths)
+       if (!paths) {
+               nm_log_warn (LOGD_HW, "no device factory paths found,
will not load plugins");
+    }

I also think, there should be no warning that there are no plugins.
You are expected to run NM just fine without device plugins (say, if you
don't need them).

        for (path = paths; *path; path++) {
                GError *error = NULL;

I suppose it may be a security risk to allow plugin files from any user
(even though the plugin directory should have restrictive permissions);
in that case, perhaps files owned by uid 0 or the current user should be

the "current user" is always root, because you cannot run NM as


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