Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 316211
Notification popups arbitrarily truncate text
Last modified: 2013-03-05 22:52:19 EST
Description of problem:
The popup window for the notifications is arbitrarily truncating the text passed
in as the body of notification.
It does not look like a specific length threshold. If I double the amount of
text it'll show more than before, but always misses off the last N% of words
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run attached 'notification.pl' script
Last word displayed is 'nulla' - last 15 words are missing
All words are displayed
Created attachment 214021 [details]
Demo script to show truncated text
The attached script uses perl-Net-DBus to demo truncation of text by the
Created attachment 214031 [details]
Screenshot showing truncated text
The popup on the left-hand side shows correct full display on Fedora 6. The
popup on the right shows the truncated display on Fedora 8.
I believe Jon McCann fixed this a few weeks ago.