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Bug 15486 - "edit" icon does not work
"edit" icon does not work
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mc (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jonathan Blandford
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Reported: 2000-08-05 13:13 EDT by mal
Modified: 2013-04-02 00:14 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-10-04 12:40:03 EDT
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Description mal 2000-08-05 13:13:05 EDT
When an icon on desktop is created
doing "right click" , view 
I can see the ~/.gnome-desktop/ICON.desktop content OK.
But when doing "right click" , edit
Emacs is started with no file in it,
emacs is probably started without an argument given.
Comment 1 David Mason 2000-08-05 15:50:10 EDT
changed to mc rather than gnome-core
Comment 2 Pavel Roskin 2000-10-03 21:35:20 EDT
The problem only happens when NEEDS_TERM=false in ~/.gnome/editor
Otherwise the name is passed to the editor.
Comment 3 Pavel Roskin 2000-10-04 12:40:01 EDT
The problem was that emacs was run as "emacs %s" and "%s" was supposed to expand to all tagged files, but this behavior has been broken for some 
I've just checked in a fix in CVS. Here it is if you don't want to wait for 4.5.52:
--- src/user.c      Tue Aug 22 18:50:04 2000
+++ src/user.c      Wed Oct  4 12:11:32 2000
@@ -208,8 +208,6 @@
     case 'b': return strip_ext((*quote_func) (fname, 0));
     case 'x': return (*quote_func) (extension(fname), 0);
     case 'd': return (*quote_func) (panel->cwd, 0);
-    case 's': if (!panel->marked)
-               return (*quote_func) (fname, 0);
     case 'i': /* indent equal number cursor position in line */
         if (s_editwidget)
                return g_strnfill (s_editwidget->curs_col, ' ');
@@ -229,6 +227,8 @@
        if (menu)
            return (*quote_func) (menu, 0);
+    case 's': if (!panel->marked)
+               return (*quote_func) (fname, 0);

        /* Fall through */

Comment 4 Jonathan Blandford 2001-07-13 15:40:52 EDT

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