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Bug 449839 - Podcast download location file chooser never set to correct directory
Summary: Podcast download location file chooser never set to correct directory
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rhythmbox
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bastien Nocera
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
URL: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cg...
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-06-03 20:41 UTC by Michel Alexandre Salim
Modified: 2009-03-24 13:39 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2009-03-24 13:39:00 UTC
Type: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Patches sources/rb-podcast-source.c to set file chooser correctly (582 bytes, patch)
2008-06-03 20:41 UTC, Michel Alexandre Salim
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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
GNOME Bugzilla 536500 0 None None None Never

Description Michel Alexandre Salim 2008-06-03 20:41:31 UTC
Description of problem:
The file chooser (Edit->Preferences->Podcasts, Download location) always
displays the current directory (the home directory if launched from the
application menu; otherwise, the current directory on the shell), rather than
the actual directory set in the gconf key.

This is because the file chooser was accessed using
gtk_file_chooser_set_current_folder_uri, but given a file path instead. The
boolean return value is never checked and thus the error escapes unnoticed.

Using gtk_file_chooser_set_current_folder rather than the _uri variant fixes

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Navigate to the Podcasts tab as described above
2. Note the download location listed in file chooser
3. Repeat, this time launching Rhythmbox from a different directory
Actual results:
File chooser shows the current working directory

Expected results:
File chooser shows the podcast download directory

Additional info:

Comment 1 Michel Alexandre Salim 2008-06-03 20:41:31 UTC
Created attachment 308288 [details]
Patches sources/rb-podcast-source.c to set file chooser correctly

Comment 2 Bastien Nocera 2008-06-04 12:08:31 UTC
You could also just have mentioned the upstream report.

Comment 3 Michel Alexandre Salim 2008-06-04 17:52:21 UTC
True, that was a bit of an overkill.

Comment 4 Michel Alexandre Salim 2008-07-15 19:56:21 UTC
Updated patch available upstream; on IRC the developer has vetted the new patch,
but unfortunately did not acknowledge it in bugzilla.

Comment 5 Michel Alexandre Salim 2008-08-01 16:28:44 UTC
Updated patch linked:

Bastien, could you nag the upstream developers, or perhaps just apply the patch?
Upstream wants the podcast directory to be stored as a URI, the patch does that
(right now, and in Rawhide's 0.11.6, the directory is stored as a path but read
as a URI, which fails).

There's the small problem that existing Rhythmbox podcast users will have to
manually change their podcast directory once, but that's probably better than
adding a check in the code that automatically converts paths to URIs.

Comment 6 Bastien Nocera 2008-08-08 14:33:27 UTC
Being worked on upstream.

Comment 7 Bastien Nocera 2009-03-24 13:39:00 UTC
Was fixed upstream, and should be in our latest versions on F10 and rawhide.

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