Bug 126182 - Menu does not update until next login
Menu does not update until next login
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gamin (Show other bugs)
athlon Linux
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Assigned To: Daniel Veillard
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Reported: 2004-06-17 04:02 EDT by Ivan Gyurdiev
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-08-24 08:03:50 EDT
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Description Ivan Gyurdiev 2004-06-17 04:02:01 EDT
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Description of problem:
The menu items do not update until I log into gnome again after
installing new apps. This seems extremely undesirable to me.

Consider Windows. Installing a new application does 1000 different
things to inform you it's been installed - startup menu, tray icon,
desktop icon. I find all that very annoying, but at least I know a new
application has been installed, and I know how to launch it.

Consider Linux. I install a new RPM, and I get no indication of any
kind the application has been installed. It's not even in the menu
intil I log in again. Some might consider this the equivalent of
"reboot to make things work".

Hence -> this bug.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install new RPMS.
2. Look at menu.


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Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2004-08-05 17:28:15 EDT
This is probably due to the fam-ectomy. Does this work with the new
gamin daemon?
Comment 2 Ivan Gyurdiev 2004-08-06 08:07:59 EDT
Yes, it works now, after I installed gamin.
The bug, therefore, is that the gnome-panel package should require
gamin for proper operation.

Comment 3 Mark McLoughlin 2004-08-06 14:31:00 EDT
Moving to gamin - sounds like something got screwed up with the fam ->
gamin update
Comment 4 Daniel Veillard 2004-08-24 08:03:50 EDT
Following Ivan report, it seems to me that gamin 0.0.6 actually fixes
the problem, so this should be resolved in Rawhide unless I 
misunderstood something,


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