[Mageia-dev] [Note] Cellular providers
mageia at blino.org
Thu Mar 17 22:18:14 CET 2011
"P. Christeas" <p_christ at hol.gr> writes:
> Just a quick note to packagers and myself, since web-interfaces are
> prohibitive at this moment:
> at /usr/lib/libDrakX/network/connection/providers/cellular_extra.pm:910 the
> APN for Greek Vodafone is "internet.vodafone.gr"
This file comes from upstream mobile-broadband-provider-info, from GNOME:
The APN fix should be reported there.
> But, btw, why do we need all this in Perl?
> Couldn't we keep some more data-like format? The original one, one that is
> used by other tools, or (I say) INI-like or JSON?
As misc said, our "db" was started before
mobile-broadband-provider-info, and using a perl structure was the
easiest way to get it working in drakx-net.
Now, the sane way would be to move our APN settings about into the XML
file of mobile-broadband-provider-info, and directly parse its XML in
Olivier Blin - blino
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