[anaconda][rhel7-branch][PATCH 0/2] Help for every screen

David Shea dshea at redhat.com
Thu Sep 25 20:54:52 UTC 2014

On 09/25/2014 01:37 PM, Martin Kolman wrote:
> This is the rhel7-branch version of the help patchset. A couple of things to note:
> * I've left out the patches that bind the F1 key to trigger the help viewer for
>    the current screen + the custom mnemonics patches, as the mechanism used for this on master
>    does not exist on rhel7-branch and so these patches will most probably require some
>    quite extensive changes
> * in the same spirit as how the master version of this patch set bumps the widgets version to 3.1,
>    I've bumped it to 1.1 for RHEL7 branch - is this correct & correctly done ?
> * I've tested that the help buttons work correctly on the Welcome spoke, on the hub, in spokes and
>    even inside the KDUMP addon :)
> * unfortunately this does not hold for the DATE & TIME spoke - once you enter it, you get black screen
>    and anaconda crashes hard (pane-is-dead hard) and there is this error message on TTY1:
> (anaconda:1467): Glib-ERROR **: gmem.c:335: overflow allocating 18446744073709551615*18446744073709551615 bytes
> - this error message does not show up when running without updates image & the DATE & TIME spoke does not crash,
>    so it is very likely related to the crash
> - there is nothing related in the anaconda.log
> - might this be related to the world-map widget & widgets versioning ?
> - Any help with debugging this issue would be very appreciated, thanks in advance! :)
> Martin Kolman (2):
>    Add a help button to every Anaconda screen
>    Specify help file names for hubs and spokes

Is there a bug for the lorax patches that clumens made to master to get 
ported to RHEL-7?

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