[arch-general] Custom libexecdir not recommended for gnome

Ionut Biru ibiru at archlinux.org
Mon Jul 2 17:39:38 EDT 2012

On 07/03/2012 01:17 AM, Clemens Buchacher wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 01, 2012 at 11:43:28PM +0300, Ionut Biru wrote:
>> I'm using myself pptp plugin from networkmanager and I don't have your
>> issue.
> And you are also using gnome-shell and have configured "Always ask" for
> the password? Note sure if this problem exists only recently, but here
> are the versions I used:

hmm no. it's saved.

>     gnome-shell version 3.4.1-3
>     networkmanager version
>     networkmanager-pptp version
> As I understand it, networkmanager-pptp uses a gnome-shell service which
> in turn calls back a networkmanager-pptp specific password dialog. How
> convoluted. I do not claim to understand all the mechanisms behind it.
> But if you do not see this with the exact same setup, that would be
> stranger still.
>> And fedora is going to ditch /usr/libexec as well so they should fix
>> this properly in the software.
> Good to know. Thanks.


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