Bug 478421 - f-spot / nautilus metadata problem with picture with an "&" in a tag
f-spot / nautilus metadata problem with picture with an "&" in a tag
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nautilus (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Nigel Jones
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-12-29 16:07 EST by Federico Pedemonte
Modified: 2009-12-18 02:25 EST (History)
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Description Federico Pedemonte 2008-12-29 16:07:41 EST
Description of problem:

Exported pictures tagged with a tag containing an "&" in the name causes problems in metadata.

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

f-spot version 0.4.4-6.fc10

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1.Choose a picture in your f-spot library. Make sure it has some tags, and make sure that tags name doesn't contains the character "&"
2.Export the picture to a folder (menu Photo -> Export to -> Folder)
3.Right click on the file with nautilus, click on properties and then click on the "image" tab. You'll see all the pictures metadata
4.Go back to f-spot, create a tag with the "&" character in the name.
5.Add the tag to the same picture of step 1, and export it again
6.Repeat the step 3, and instead of the pic info you'll see "loading..."  and nothing more

Additional info:

The same problem seems to exists with more recent version of f-spot too.
Comment 1 Federico Pedemonte 2008-12-30 02:55:27 EST
I forgot to mention that, in order to reproduce this bug you must:

1) have "write metadata to file" checked in the f-spot preferences panel (before adding the tags)

2) export pictures with the "export file only" export method
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