Bug 176104 - email icon drag on panel and drop to nautilus desktop, symbolic link is bloken
Summary: email icon drag on panel and drop to nautilus desktop, symbolic link is bloken
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Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: htmlview
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Christopher Aillon
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Blocks: FC5Blocker
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2005-12-19 14:23 UTC by sangu
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-02-28 18:07:49 UTC
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Broken redhat-email icon (37.76 KB, image/jpeg)
2005-12-19 14:23 UTC, sangu
no flags Details

Description sangu 2005-12-19 14:23:06 UTC
Created attachment 122401 [details]
Broken redhat-email icon

Comment 1 sangu 2005-12-19 14:23:06 UTC
Description of problem:
 Drag email icon on panel and drop to nautilus desktop, email icon symbolic link
is broken on nautilus desktop.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
2.13.3-1

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Drag email icon on panel
2. Drop email icon to nautilus Desktop
3.
  
Actual results:


Expected results:


Additional info:

Comment 2 Matthias Clasen 2006-02-16 05:20:40 UTC
Not exactly serious, but very visible problem. Moving to blocker for some quick
investigation.

Comment 3 Matthias Clasen 2006-02-27 06:58:05 UTC
This seems to happen because somebody is not following symlinks when copying
desktop files. 

/usr/share/applications/redhat-web.desktop is a relative symlink to
../destop-menu-patches/redhat-web.desktop. 
After dragging it from the panel to the desktop, I have a broken symlink from
~/Desktop/redhat-web.desktop to ../desktop-menu-patches/redhat-web.desktop

Comment 4 Alexander Larsson 2006-02-28 15:57:14 UTC
The easiest fix would be to make the symlink absolute.
Why is it relative anyway?


Comment 5 Matthias Clasen 2006-02-28 17:09:58 UTC
good question. strangely enough, those links are owned by htmlview

Comment 6 Matthias Clasen 2006-02-28 18:07:49 UTC
fixed in htmlview-3.0.0-14


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