Bug 441786

Summary: [xchat] No "Minimise to Tray" after selected.
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Caius Chance <me>
Component: xchatAssignee: Christopher Aillon <caillon>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 9CC: fedora, kevin, kevmif
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Description Caius Chance 2008-04-10 03:31:31 UTC
Description of problem:
The window doesn't minimise to tray when click on "X" button.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start xchat in gnome.
2. Click "X" button on xchat window.
3. A dialogue asks if user wants to minimized window to tray.
4. Click on "Minimize to Tray".
5. Watch results.
Actual results:
The window doesn't minimize to tray.

Expected results:
The window minimizes to tray.

Additional info:
It does minimize if user go into "Settings" > "Preferences" > "Chatting" >
"Alert" > and check "Enable system tray icon". Then repeat the above steps.

IMHO, xchat should not display "Minimize to Tray" button when user clicked on
"X" button. Also, add a fast button on the dialogue which let user turn on
"Enable system tray icon" without go to preferences, or tell them where to set that.

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 09:13:17 UTC
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:

Comment 2 Peter Zelezny 2008-05-25 05:46:13 UTC
This is because the Fedora package is patched to turn OFF the tray icon setting,
it's not like that upstream.

But it should be forced back ON when the user clicks the "Minimize to tray"
button. This patch does it:


Comment 3 Kevin 2008-08-17 02:25:47 UTC
Still an issue in 2.8.4-16.fc9

Comment 4 Kevin Kofler 2008-08-17 06:07:42 UTC
It's fixed in 2.8.6. We haven't issued 2.8.6 as an F9 update yet. There's at least bug 455561 which needs to be looked at.

Comment 5 Kevin 2008-08-17 08:04:02 UTC
(In reply to comment #4)
> It's fixed in 2.8.6. We haven't issued 2.8.6 as an F9 update yet. There's at
> least bug 455561 which needs to be looked at.

On that basis can this bug be closed?

Comment 6 Kevin Kofler 2008-08-17 08:08:23 UTC
We could close it RAWHIDE, but IMHO it makes more sense to keep it open until an F9 update (either an upgrade to 2.8.6 or a backport) is pushed to fix it.

Comment 7 Caius Chance 2009-02-15 18:22:22 UTC
Fedora 10 is current version. IMHO this bug could be closed.

Comment 8 Kevin Kofler 2009-02-15 18:48:37 UTC
I don't think it should be closed until it's fixed in F9 or F9 goes EOL.

I could push out a 2.8.6 update to F9, that would fix this issue.

Comment 9 Caius Chance 2009-02-16 00:57:18 UTC
It is not a high severity of this bug. IMHO pushing out 2.8.6 might not worth for just this bug.

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Comment 11 Kevin Kofler 2009-06-10 00:32:26 UTC
This is fixed in F10 and above by upgrading to 2.8.6. We haven't pushed this to F9 because 2.8.6 is a big change and caused regressions elsewhere, so we judged it too risky. There are no plans to push 2.8.6 to F9 at this point, seeing where we are in F9's release cycle.

Comment 12 Caius Chance 2009-06-10 01:06:00 UTC
Not a problem. I am using F11 now. :)

I put '9' in thie bug report only I found it on F9.