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Bug 591251 - Dolphin Terminal issues garbage ^C command when changing directories
Dolphin Terminal issues garbage ^C command when changing directories
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kdebase (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-05-11 14:23 EDT by Peter Gückel
Modified: 2010-06-04 23:19 EDT (History)
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Description Peter Gückel 2010-05-11 14:23:26 EDT
Description of problem:
With the Terminal Panel enabled, when changing directories by 
clicking in the graphical part of Dolphin, the Terminal will show 2 commands, 
on the first being ^C (control uppercase-C), then on a second line, the cd 

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As formerly, clicking inthe graphical part of dolphin to change directories should issue only one corresponding command in the Terminal Panel, namely the cd command.

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Comment 1 Peter Gückel 2010-05-29 01:15:14 EDT
This blemish is still present in kde-4.80.
Comment 2 Steven M. Parrish 2010-06-04 21:41:44 EDT
This is a issue which needs to be reported upstream.  Please file a report at

Please add upstream report info to this report.  We will monitor the upstream
report for a resolution.

Thanks for the report

Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team
Comment 3 Kevin Kofler 2010-06-04 21:58:21 EDT
Actually, as I explained on the mailing list when this came up, this is not a bug at all, it's a bugfix: it makes sure the entry line is clear when the cd command is entered, otherwise, if e.g. the user has typed "rm -rf " before changing the directory, a disaster is bound to happen!
Comment 4 Kevin Kofler 2010-06-04 23:19:42 EDT
In fact, this is the commit which changed this:
and this is the bug it fixed:

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