password gorilla missing dependency to net-tools

Bug #1740592 reported by Torsten Ziegler
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
password-gorilla (Debian)
Fix Released
password-gorilla (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

This is on a fresh install of ubuntu 17.10 concerning password-gorilla

On saving the password database after adding a new login,
tcl/tk tries to access /sbin/ifconfig and fails as this binary is not available.
Saving without adding a new login is working.

After installing the package net-tools everythings is working fine again.

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Hans Joachim Desserud (hjd) wrote :

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I found a corresponding bug report in Debian, so marking this as confirmed.

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Changed in password-gorilla (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
tags: added: artful bionic packaging
Changed in password-gorilla (Debian):
status: Unknown → New
Changed in password-gorilla (Debian):
status: New → Fix Released
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