NetworkManager and libpurple

Luke Schierer lschiere at
Wed Jun 6 08:27:56 EDT 2007

On Wed, Jun 06, 2007 at 02:44:09AM -0500, Mark Doliner wrote:
> What's the deal with our NetworkManager code?
> I seem to remember a lot of bug reports where the status box said "Waiting for
> network connection" even though the person was connected.  As far as I can
> tell Ubuntu is still linking Gaim with the glib NetworkManager interface, and
> I haven't seen as many bug reports about it.  Maybe the problem was due to
> some bugs in NetworkManager that have since been fixed?
> I also remember hearing someone say that the glib interface to NetworkManager
> was buggy, and that we needed to rewrite it to interface with NetworkManager
> using D-Bus.  Is that true?  Can anyone be more specific?
> I'd like to fix things if there are things to be fixed, then change
> to enable NetworkManager if it's found and to get rid of the
> "buggy" text in the help string.
> -Mark

FYI this is ticket #179


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