Patch to support multiple devices in NM 0.7

Ka-Hing Cheung khc at
Wed May 6 23:09:19 EDT 2009

On Wed, 2009-05-06 at 21:30 +0200, Christian Huff wrote:
> Hi,
> 4 days ago, I uploaded the 5th version of my patch to support multiple
> devices in libpurple's NetworkManager integration. I found pidgin not
> only to stall if you discoonect a device that might have been critial to
> network connectivity but also if you connect one.
> With the 5th version of the patch, libpurple will always disconnect and
> connect if there is a change in the number of devices that are online. I
> figured this scheme to be most reliable. Ultimately, this scheme makes
> libpurple behave as if it was talking to an earlier version of
> NetworkManager, where there was only one active device at any time and a
> change of the active device would always result in reconnect actions by
> libpurple.

This will make me very unhappy. When I am at work and my laptop is
typically on both ethernet and wireless at the same time, because
sometimes I unplug and walk around. Sometimes wireless acts a little
funny and it will suck a lot to sign on and off because of that.


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