package request: wlassistant 0.5.7

Bug #76775 reported by Andrew Ash
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
wlassistant (Ubuntu)
Fix Released
Zak B. Elep
Declined for Breezy by Steve Beattie
Declined for Dapper by Steve Beattie
Declined for Edgy by Steve Beattie
Declined for Feisty by Steve Beattie

Bug Description

Binary package hint: wlassistant

Dapper, Edgy, and Feisty all currently use wlassistant 0.5.5, though an updated 0.5.6 was released on Dec 1, 2006.

Debian does not have an 0.5.6 package, so it cannot be simply synced

From the changelog ( ) it appears that several bugs in launchpad may be fixed in this release:

* NEW: Added option to automatically connect to best network at startup. -- may address bug 59261
* FIX: Wait a little bit before checking if connection was successful (a working connection was sometimes not detected) -- may fix bug 67020

It also includes updated translations and some UI tweaks. Though I can't confirm any of these bug fixes, I still think it would be appropriate to package wlassistant 0.5.6 for feisty, as soon as possible to start checking for regressions.


Thanks for taking this request into consideration.

Tags: upgrade
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Achim Bohnet (allee) wrote :

I'll prepare a debian pkgs and then ask for a kubuntu sync

Changed in wlassistant:
assignee: nobody → allee
Achim Bohnet (allee)
Changed in wlassistant:
status: Unconfirmed → In Progress
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Andrew Ash (ash211) wrote :

Thanks allee.

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Zak B. Elep (zakame) wrote :

Will also attempt to add run-parts integration to use scripts in /etc/network/if-{,pre-}{up,down}.d/

Changed in wlassistant:
assignee: allee → zakame
importance: Undecided → Low
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Marco Trevisan (Treviño) (3v1n0) wrote :

Version 0.5.7 is out with WPA support!!!!

It should be packaged absolutely before than feisty is released I think...

I've made deb packages if you need...

Read "more" here:

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Lionel Le Folgoc (mrpouit) wrote :

wlassistant 0.5.7 is now in gutsy.

Changed in wlassistant:
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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