finding out if network-manager has published online/offline status?

Matt Price matt.price at
Tue Nov 4 02:27:06 UTC 2008

On Mon, 2008-11-03 at 13:00 -0500, Mackenzie Morgan wrote: 
> On Mon, 2008-11-03 at 07:13 -0500, Matt Price wrote:
> > hi,
> > 
> > i just reported a bug on evolution
> > ( that,
> > on  reflection, i think might actually be a network-manager bug.  The
> > symptom in evolution is a hang while pinging imap server, which occurs
> > on laptop wakeup.  thinking about it, probably the problem isthat
> > network-manager isn't reporting the online status accurately, or there's
> > a reace condition between evolution's pinging and network-manager's
> > reporting.  (though even so it seems to me that the ping process
> > shouldn't cause evolution to hang the way it does!).  Anyway, i'm
> > wondering if i can somehow monitor network-manager to see if it's
> > reporting its offline status in the way that evolutin expects it to.
> > Thanks for the help!
> I think this would be a duplicate of bug 271894, a bug I filed regarding
> Evolution being unable to filter messages and hanging after suspend.
> Strace makes it look like it's some sort of socket error, but I can't
> quite figure out how to give the requested backtrace when it doesn't
> crash and doesn't spit out *any* output at all after I type "continue".

i'm having the same backtrace problem...  


Matt Price
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