Bug 1565713 - autostart missing of: Gjs-Message: JS LOG: Error indexing the getting started PDF: Filesystem miner is not active
Summary: autostart missing of: Gjs-Message: JS LOG: Error indexing the getting started...
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gnome-documents
Version: 7.4
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Debarshi Ray
QA Contact: Desktop QE
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-04-10 15:13 UTC by R P Herrold
Modified: 2020-02-12 15:13 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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Last Closed: 2020-02-12 15:13:20 UTC
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Description R P Herrold 2018-04-10 15:13:11 UTC
Description of problem:

starting gnome-documents-3.22.2-5.el7.x86_64

does not auto-start some needed indexer, the identity of which I do not know

Gjs-Message: JS LOG: Error indexing the getting started PDF: Filesystem miner is not active

How reproducible:

installed via yum: gnome-documents

[herrold@centos-7 ~]$ sudo yum install /usr/bin/gnome-documents
  gnome-documents.x86_64 0:3.22.2-5.el7                                          

Dependency Installed:
  autocorr-en.noarch 1:                                          
  clucene-contribs-lib.x86_64 0:                                   
  dejavu-serif-fonts.noarch 0:2.33-6.el7                                         
  evince-libs.x86_64 0:3.22.1-5.2.el7_4                                          
  gnome-documents-libs.x86_64 0:3.22.2-5.el7                                     
  gnome-online-miners.x86_64 0:3.22.0-2.el7                                      
  google-crosextra-caladea-fonts.noarch 0:1.002-0.4.20130214.el7                 
  google-crosextra-carlito-fonts.noarch 0:1.103-0.2.20130920.el7                 
  hyphen-en.noarch 0:2.8.6-5.el7                                                 
  libcmis.x86_64 0:0.5.1-2.el7                                                   
  liberation-serif-fonts.noarch 1:1.07.2-15.el7                                  
  libexttextcat.x86_64 0:3.4.1-3.el7                                             
  libgepub.x86_64 0:0.4-1.el7                                                    
  liblangtag.x86_64 0:0.5.4-8.el7                                                
  libodfgen.x86_64 0:0.1.4-1.el7                                                 
  libreoffice-core.x86_64 1:                                     
  libreoffice-opensymbol-fonts.noarch 1:                         
  libreoffice-ure.x86_64 1:                                      
  libreofficekit.x86_64 1:                                       
  libzapojit.x86_64 0:0.0.3-4.el7                                                
  mythes.x86_64 0:1.2.3-7.el7                                                    


start gnome-documents in a directory containing PDFs

[herrold@centos-7 ~]$ pwd
[herrold@centos-7 ~]$ ls *pdf
201802-IB-subscriptions.pdf  select_tut.pdf

Actual results:

One gets the error:

[herrold@centos-7 ~]$ gnome-documents
Gjs-Message: JS LOG: Error indexing the getting started PDF: Filesystem miner is not active

[herrold@centos-7 ~]$ 

Expected results:

no std out  / std err noise

AND and enable needed helper application which is started when gnome-documents starts, and is quelled / killed when it is exited

Additional info:

if you need additional information, please let me know and I will supplement as I can

-- Russ herrold

Comment 2 Tomas Pelka 2018-04-10 18:51:12 UTC
Rhel7.5 was released today, is there any chance you would be able to check with rhel7.5? There was lot of gnome-documents improvements and bug fixes made in rhel7.5.


Comment 3 Debarshi Ray 2020-02-12 15:13:12 UTC
Yes, the improvements for https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=791518 that were added in RHEL 7.5 might have helped with this bug.

However, RHEL 7 is approaching its Extended Life Cycle Support phase; and GNOME Documents is only weakly maintained upstream. Given the non-critical nature of this bug, it's not fit for RHEL 7 anymore, and GNOME Documents isn't part of RHEL 8.

Comment 4 RHEL Program Management 2020-02-12 15:13:20 UTC
Development Management has reviewed and declined this request. You may appeal this decision by using your Red Hat support channels, who will make certain  the issue receives the proper prioritization with product and development management.


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