Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 107865
Panel does not respect %f for launchers
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:58:44 EDT
Creating a launcher for a small program...
When the command includes %u, the file gets passed to the program correctly as a
URL. However, using %f instead, which according to the Freedesktop.org spec
should pass the full path to the file, fails and passes _nothing_.
Correction, does not fail, simply launches the program with no argument where it
should be passing the path to the file.
Is this still an issue with FC 1?
Dan: just tried this out and it works fine for me. Any more details?
Mark, how are you testing it?
int main( int argc, char *argv )
fprintf( stderr, "args: %d %s %s\n", argc, argv, argv );
sleep( 5 );
exit( 0 );
Then, using a launcher with the command "/path/to/program %f" and
specifying "Run in Terminal", drag a document onto the launcher. The
program pauses after printing its args. Note that %f is (null) while
a %u actually works.
%f: args: 1 /home/boston/dcbw/thing (null)
%u: args: 2 /home/boston/dcbw/thing
gnome-panel-188.8.131.52-6 currently, but has existed since FC1 betas at
least, probably earlier
Hmm, I added a launcher to the panel which pointed at as script:
echo $@ > /tmp/t.tmp
and then tried dragging a file onto it with both %f and %u and it worked.
Could you confirm that works for you ?
Actual bug is becuase the gnome-desktop library uses
gnome_vfs_uri_is_local() and that makes files from NFS mounted
homedirs be skipped over. Upstreaming this bug, gnome.org #135629