Bug 1119403 - kcalc.desktop should quote arguments
Summary: kcalc.desktop should quote arguments
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xfce4-appfinder
Version: 20
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kevin Fenzi
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-07-14 17:05 UTC by Aleksandar Kostadinov
Modified: 2015-06-30 01:05 UTC (History)
9 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-06-30 01:05:02 UTC

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Description Aleksandar Kostadinov 2014-07-14 17:05:02 UTC
Description of problem:
/usr/share/applications/kde4/kcalc.desktop contains:
> Exec=kcalc -caption %c

It seems that `%c` should be quoted for xfce4-appfinder to launch it properly.

Otherwise app throws:
> kcalc: '<caption>' missing.
> kcalc: Use --help to get a list of available command line options.

Comment 1 Rex Dieter 2014-07-16 12:44:35 UTC

Doesn't mention anything about the need to quote any special codes like %c.  Are you sure?

(otherwise, this should be considered a bug in xfce4-appfinder for not parsing this according to the specification)

Comment 2 Aleksandar Kostadinov 2014-07-16 13:09:15 UTC
I'm not sure. You're the expert :) Pls act as you see fit. e.g. move to the xfce4-appfinder component or whatever.

Thank you for looking into it!

Comment 3 Rex Dieter 2014-07-16 13:17:10 UTC
OK, let's reassign it to xfce

Comment 4 Kevin Fenzi 2014-07-17 00:03:17 UTC
This is actually fixed in the 4.11 prerelease of xfce4-appfinder. 

Not sure how hard it would be to backport, but I can try and investigate.

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