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Bug 42226 - when emerging wireless-tools, the file iwlib.h doesn´t get installed. This in turn screws up KDE 3.2 emerge.
Summary: when emerging wireless-tools, the file iwlib.h doesn´t get installed. This in...
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Mobile Herd (OBSOLETE)
Depends on:
Reported: 2004-02-20 00:51 UTC by Stefan Winter
Modified: 2004-02-24 20:53 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Stefan Winter 2004-02-20 00:51:37 UTC
The ebiuld file for wireless-tools 26 (stable) is missing a line for inclusion of the iwlib.h header file. The unstable version already has it, but people with a "stable" codebase will not be able to emerge apps relying on that header file. Unfortunately, KDE 3.2.0 (kdenetwork/wifi) is one of these apps.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
Comment 1 Stephan Karacson 2004-02-20 04:18:04 UTC
It's the missing /usr/include/iwlib.h for sure.
A workaround (manually copy the file (iwlib.h) from /usr/portage/distfiles/wireless_tools.26.tar.gz to /usr/include and reemerging kdenetwork) works. I removed that file to match again with Gentoo's installingrecords.

wireless-tools-27_pre7 put the iwlib.h to /usr/include but don't work with kdenetwork, here the workaround is needless.
Comment 2 Peter Johanson (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-02-21 03:19:22 UTC
Okay, this should hopefully be fixed now. Please test for me, and i may add a revision with this fix, just so i know people get this updated.
Comment 3 Stephan Karacson 2004-02-21 06:46:26 UTC
reemerged wireless-rools,
/usr/include/iwconfig.h here
reemerged kdenetwork
getting "checking if wireless tools >= 25 are installed... yes"
after emerge kdefetwork kwifimanager is in the kcontrollcenter

Yes it works now ;)
Comment 4 Peter Johanson (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-02-24 20:53:46 UTC
Cool beans. marking closed.