Remove wireless-tools dependency

Bug #2069060 reported by Ravi Kant Sharma
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Ravi Kant Sharma

Bug Description

Wireless Extensions support in the kernel has been deprecated[1] for a long time now. wireless-tools[2] userspace utility should be removed. iw[3] is considered as the alternate.

wireless-tools is deprecated and is being removed from 24.10 - https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wireless-tools/+bug/2068612

[1] https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/developers/documentation/wireless-extensions
[2] https://hewlettpackard.github.io/wireless-tools/Tools.html
[3] https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/users/documentation/iw

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Changed in linssid (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Ravi Kant Sharma (ravi-sharma)
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Ravi Kant Sharma (ravi-sharma) wrote :

linssid is using iw https://git.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linssid/tree/linssid-app/Getter.cpp#n91

I do not see any reference to wireless-tools in the source.

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Ravi Kant Sharma (ravi-sharma) wrote :

$ ppa tests --show-url fix-lp2069060-linssid-oracular --release oracular
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* Triggers:
  - Source linssid/3.6-8ubuntu1~ppa1: Published
    + @amd64: https://autopkgtest.ubuntu.com/request.cgi?release=oracular&package=linssid&arch=amd64&trigger=linssid%2F3.6-8ubuntu1~ppa1&ppa=ravi-sharma%2Ffix-lp2069060-linssid-oracular♻️
    + @arm64: https://autopkgtest.ubuntu.com/request.cgi?release=oracular&package=linssid&arch=arm64&trigger=linssid%2F3.6-8ubuntu1~ppa1&ppa=ravi-sharma%2Ffix-lp2069060-linssid-oracular♻️
    + @armhf: https://autopkgtest.ubuntu.com/request.cgi?release=oracular&package=linssid&arch=armhf&trigger=linssid%2F3.6-8ubuntu1~ppa1&ppa=ravi-sharma%2Ffix-lp2069060-linssid-oracular♻️
    + @i386: https://autopkgtest.ubuntu.com/request.cgi?release=oracular&package=linssid&arch=i386&trigger=linssid%2F3.6-8ubuntu1~ppa1&ppa=ravi-sharma%2Ffix-lp2069060-linssid-oracular♻️
    + @ppc64el: https://autopkgtest.ubuntu.com/request.cgi?release=oracular&package=linssid&arch=ppc64el&trigger=linssid%2F3.6-8ubuntu1~ppa1&ppa=ravi-sharma%2Ffix-lp2069060-linssid-oracular
    + @s390x: https://autopkgtest.ubuntu.com/request.cgi?release=oracular&package=linssid&arch=s390x&trigger=linssid%2F3.6-8ubuntu1~ppa1&ppa=ravi-sharma%2Ffix-lp2069060-linssid-oracular♻️
* Results:
  - linssid/3.6-8ubuntu1~ppa1
    + ✅ linssid on oracular for amd64 @ 11.06.24 15:52:57
      • Log: https://autopkgtest.ubuntu.com/results/autopkgtest-oracular-ravi-sharma-fix-lp2069060-linssid-oracular/oracular/amd64/l/linssid/20240611_155257_201b8@/log.gz
    + ✅ linssid on oracular for arm64 @ 11.06.24 15:52:46
      • Log: https://autopkgtest.ubuntu.com/results/autopkgtest-oracular-ravi-sharma-fix-lp2069060-linssid-oracular/oracular/arm64/l/linssid/20240611_155246_c4de9@/log.gz
    + ✅ linssid on oracular for armhf @ 11.06.24 15:56:29
      • Log: https://autopkgtest.ubuntu.com/results/autopkgtest-oracular-ravi-sharma-fix-lp2069060-linssid-oracular/oracular/armhf/l/linssid/20240611_155629_8eab3@/log.gz
    + ✅ linssid on oracular for i386 @ 11.06.24 15:37:43
      • Log: https://autopkgtest.ubuntu.com/results/autopkgtest-oracular-ravi-sharma-fix-lp2069060-linssid-oracular/oracular/i386/l/linssid/20240611_153743_ef951@/log.gz
    + ✅ linssid on oracular for ppc64el @ 11.06.24 15:38:34
      • Log: https://autopkgtest.ubuntu.com/results/autopkgtest-oracular-ravi-sharma-fix-lp2069060-linssid-oracular/oracular/ppc64el/l/linssid/20240611_153834_8ee2b@/log.gz
    + ✅ linssid on oracular for s390x @ 11.06.24 15:38:15
      • Log: https://autopkgtest.ubuntu.com/results/autopkgtest-oracular-ravi-sharma-fix-lp2069060-linssid-oracular/oracular/s390x/l/linssid/20240611_153815_bb2ae@/log.gz
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