Bug 397121 - email attachment thumbnails not rebuilt
email attachment thumbnails not rebuilt
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: evolution (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Matthew Barnes
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-11-23 12:56 EST by Tim Waugh
Modified: 2008-11-29 01:14 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-11-29 01:14:12 EST
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hail1small.jpg (212.98 KB, image/jpeg)
2007-11-23 12:56 EST, Tim Waugh
no flags Details
screenshot.png (76.39 KB, image/png)
2007-11-23 12:57 EST, Tim Waugh
no flags Details

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Description Tim Waugh 2007-11-23 12:56:41 EST
Description of problem:
When attaching a JPG file with a corrupted or incorrect EXIF thumbnail,
evolution does not create a new thumbnail but uses the corrupted one.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Compose a new email and attach this image (hail1small.jpg) to it.
2.Although nautilus displays the original image thumbnail correctly, it appears
corrupted in the evolution mail window.
Actual results:
See screenshot.

Expected results:

Additional info:
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2007-11-23 12:56:41 EST
Created attachment 267731 [details]
Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2007-11-23 12:57:06 EST
Created attachment 267741 [details]
Comment 3 Milan Crha 2007-11-23 16:13:08 EST
Probably because of using deprecated gnome_icon_list, because data passed to
that function are same (with compare to preview of message with same attachment
(saved as draft), where the icon, even a bit smaller, looks very good). I
checked that the underlying pixbuf has always 48x37 pixels, so it is probably
because of the list or something related with it.
Comment 4 Matthew Barnes 2008-02-18 10:10:47 EST
I'm beginning to work on migrating attachment thumbnails from GnomeIconList to
GtkIconView.  I'll be sure to include this in my test cases.
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Comment 6 Matthew Barnes 2008-11-29 01:14:12 EST
Retested on Fedora 10, and neither Nautilus nor Evolution show a thumbnail of the image in comment #1.  Closing as CANTFIX since there doesn't seem to be any action to take on this.  Reopen if you encounter the problem again.

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