Bug 209899 - No default directory in gvim save-as causes ABRT
Summary: No default directory in gvim save-as causes ABRT
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: vim   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Karsten Hopp
QA Contact: David Lawrence
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-10-07 17:31 UTC by charles harris
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-08-29 14:44:00 UTC
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Description charles harris 2006-10-07 17:31:49 UTC
Description of problem:
Editing and existing file, choosing Save As from the menu, typing in a file
name, and hitting save leads to program termination with the error message:

Gtk-ERROR **: file gtkfilechooserdefault.c: line 8174
(gtk_file_chooser_default_should_respond): assertion failed: (path != NULL)
Vim: Caught deadly signal ABRT
Vim: Finished.
The save goes OK if a directory is specified. In any case, I think gvim should
issue an error message instead of terminating, or at least have a default
directory. If gvim is opened without specifying a file and Save As is used after
editing the buffer there is no problem.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.Start gvim from terminal to edit existing file
2.Select save as from menu and type in file name
3.Hit save
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Comment 1 charles harris 2006-10-07 18:54:07 UTC
This may be tangentially related, I am also seeing the message

bad async reply GVIM

emitted by an application that embeds gvim. It was working fine until the last
yum update.

Comment 2 Karsten Hopp 2007-08-29 14:44:00 UTC
this should be fixed with any vim version later than 7.0.129:
 7.0.129  GTK GUI: avoid GTK bug concerning directory for file dialog

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