Bug 174285 - gnome-panel crash when openoffice opens file with "&" in name
gnome-panel crash when openoffice opens file with "&" in name
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-panel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Reported: 2005-11-27 05:37 EST by Břetislav Rychta
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-08-04 15:47:21 EDT
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Description Břetislav Rychta 2005-11-27 05:37:05 EST
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Description of problem:
Openning files with openoffice writer which contains character "&" in name causes crash of gnome-panel. Opening the same file with for example gedit causes no problem.
Gnome-panel restarts corectly only after deleting file ".recently-used".

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. create file with "&" in name (for example "a&b.txt")
2. open it with openoffice writer

Actual Results:  gnome-panel crash
(name of opened file in ".recently-used" contains "&" instead of "%26")

Expected Results:  no crash
(name of opened file in ".recently-used" contains "%26")

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Comment 1 Ray Strode [halfline] 2006-08-04 15:47:21 EDT
So, there are two bugs at play here.

1) openoffice should be escaping amperstands correctly.
2) the panel shouldn't crash when it encounters an invalid xml file.

2 doesn't happen anymore, so i'm going to close this bug.  If 1 still happens
can you file a new report? thanks.

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