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[Bug 595432] New: knetworkmanager's rc-file not updated because its date is more current than /etc/sysconfig/network/config
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  • Date: Fri, 9 Apr 2010 19:38:42 +0000
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Summary: knetworkmanager's rc-file not updated because its date
is more current than /etc/sysconfig/network/config
Classification: openSUSE
Product: openSUSE 11.2
Version: Final
Platform: Other
OS/Version: Other
Status: NEW
Severity: Normal
Priority: P5 - None
Component: KDE4 Applications
AssignedTo: kde-maintainers@xxxxxxx
ReportedBy: sven.burmeister@xxxxxxx
QAContact: qa@xxxxxxx
Found By: ---
Blocker: ---

User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; de; rv:
Gecko/20100204 SUSE/3.5.8-0.1.1 Firefox/3.5.8

If one changes from traditional to networkmanager in yast knetworkmanager
should get started as well, which does not always happen. Thus the user starts
it manually and connects to a network which updates the rc file because of the
"LastUsed" field. is run at kde login and checks whether
networkmanagementrc is older than /etc/sysconfig/network/config. I guess this
is meant to prevent it overwriting manual changes, yet because the rc got
updated with the "LastUsed" after the user changed the network settings via
YaST, it will not change the "Autostart" to "yes".

The easiest solution would be to not care about the date of the rc-file. The
reasoning for this would simply be that there are more people that switch to
NetworkManager because they want to use knetworkmanagemer than users that
switch to NetworkManager but do not want to use it.

Reproducible: Always

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