Hi,

I think adding an option in the editor to disable the filters is better
than just reverting the patches. Just reverting the patches is going to be
another big visual change that might annoy someone else who will ask to
change it again. See the picture?

Lamarque V. Souza
Linux User #57137 - https://www.linuxcounter.net/user/57137

On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 3:31 AM, Jan Grulich <jgrul...@redhat.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I would like to bring this for discussion again, there are apparently
> people
> [1] using those devices on desktop and even when there might be just a few
> of
> them we maybe want to reconsider supporting them. I've never removed the
> relevant code to support enterprise devices, they are just ignored and
> filtered out, but still the setting widgets are there. Problem is that I
> don't
> want to really show them in the applet or in the new kcm as it might bother
> 99% of users who actually don't need them. Instead, we might want to add an
> option to the applet to allow showing and creating such devices. What do
> you
> think? It shouldn't be extra work and everyone will be satisfied.
>
> [1] - https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=376664
>
> Regards,
> Jan
>
> On čtvrtek 17. prosince 2015 9:53:27 CEST Jan Grulich wrote:
> > Done. I pushed a change which should now filter out mentioned
> > device/connection types from the applet, notifications etc. except the
> > connection editor.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Jan
> >
> > On Wednesday 16 of December 2015 15:26:51 Jan Grulich wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > in the upcoming NetworkMager version they decided to drop support for
> > > "enterprise" devices in nm-applet, like bond, bridge, infiniband, team
> or
> > > vlan. The reason for this is that their usage on desktop is not that
> > > common
> > > and mostly they just take space, like virbr0 (bridge) connection which
> is
> > > created automatically by virtualbox or libvirt and you cannot remove
> it or
> > > do anything with it. Their preferred way to configure/manage those
> devices
> > > is now nmcli.
> > >
> > > I propose ignoring those devices only in the applet and keeping them
> only
> > > in the editor where you should be still able to configure them and even
> > > activated them.
> > >
> > > NM change:
> > > https://git.gnome.org/browse/network-manager-applet/commit/
> ?id=4b8eade[1]
> > >
> > > NM bug:
> > > https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=753369[2]
> > >
> > > And btw. gnome-shell also ignores those devices.
> > >
> > > What do you think?
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Jan
> >
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