Bug 1021548 - opening session menu breaks panel autohide function
opening session menu breaks panel autohide function
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xfce4-panel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Kevin Fenzi
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-10-21 09:37 EDT by benvdh
Modified: 2013-11-10 02:08 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: xfce4-panel-4.10.1-3.fc20
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Last Closed: 2013-10-30 23:05:00 EDT
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Description benvdh 2013-10-21 09:37:37 EDT
Description of problem: When the panel's autohide feature is enabled, and a user opens the session menu, the autohide function stops working. xfce4-panel -r is then needed to enable autohiding again. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 4.10.1 (Release: 1.fc19)

When reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Enable autohiding on the panel. 
2.Open the session menu. 
3.Click the desktop.

Actual results: The panel does not autohide anymore. Only xfce4-panel -r temporarily works around the problem.

Expected results: The panel hides automatically and no longer requires xfce-panel -r to work around the problem.

Additional info:
This bug has already been reported and fixed upstream[1]. However, the patch has not yet been included in an official xfce release[2], nor in fedora 19 (32 bit). See:

[1] https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8960
[2] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=714066
Comment 1 Kevin Fenzi 2013-10-21 17:36:48 EDT
Can you test this scratch build and see if the issue is fixed in it: 

Comment 2 benvdh 2013-10-22 02:30:44 EDT
Hi Kevin,

I just tested the scratch build and it worked. Both after opening the session menu and clicking the desktop and after recovery from a suspended session, the panel kept autohiding. So it works for me! Thanks!

Kind regards,

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2013-10-22 14:35:54 EDT
xfce4-panel-4.10.1-3.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2013-10-22 14:37:11 EDT
xfce4-panel-4.10.1-3.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2013-10-22 23:29:11 EDT
Package xfce4-panel-4.10.1-3.fc19:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 19 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing xfce4-panel-4.10.1-3.fc19'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2013-10-30 23:05:00 EDT
xfce4-panel-4.10.1-3.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2013-11-10 02:08:22 EST
xfce4-panel-4.10.1-3.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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