Network Manager and edgy

t u towsonu2003 at
Fri Oct 13 08:14:37 BST 2006

Tim Caswell wrote:
> Scott Robinson wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 09, 2006 at 04:03:29PM +0200, giskard wrote:
>> [...]
>>> As you probably know (ATM) we will not ship the last Network Manager [1]
>>> release [2] in edgy.
>>> I'm writing this mail because i think we should have the latest NM in
>>> edgy.
>> [...]
>> Hello, I am a recent BugSquad member and have been triaging the
>> NetworkManager bugs on Launchpad. I would like to throw in my +1. 
>> There is a pending debdiff[1] I put in for sponsorship which fixes the
>> ndiswrapper driver issue. However, as giskard stated so clearly, the
>> newer version would be a nicer solution. It will fix several major
>> issues, and a slew of minor bugs in Launchpad.
>> However, Edgy is currently in UVF[2], making it difficult for this to
>> occur.
> If it's impossible to get it in the official release, is there a chance
> it it being put in as a backport.
> Or perhaps a tutorial on how to compile the package it as a user.  I
> don't have any problems with installing my own packages, but most users,
> me included, aren't very good at proper packaging.
why not a uvf exception? it is important enough of a package. here's the
process explanation:
Please scan all attachments for viruses.
Or (though you might like Rodin) you might as well avoid "The Gates of
Hell" and use Linux.

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