Bug 737025 - Invalid output from pipe-menu
Summary: Invalid output from pipe-menu
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 737112
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: openbox
Version: 16
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Miroslav Lichvar
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-09-09 11:52 UTC by Michael Schwendt
Modified: 2012-01-10 18:05 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2011-09-09 18:33:37 UTC

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Description Michael Schwendt 2011-09-09 11:52:32 UTC
Description of problem: Browsing Openbox's context menu creates empty submenus and opens many error dialogs when opening the empty submenus, such as:

| Openbox
| Invalid output from pipe-menu
| "/usr/libexec/openbox-xdg-menu /etc/xdg/openbox/applications"

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
$ rpm -qa openbox\*

How reproducible:
Always, also with a fresh user account.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. At gdm, log in to a fresh Openbox session.
2. Browse Openbox's context menu.
Actual results:
Error dialogs open for the submenus, and they are empty.

Expected results:
Have apps and tools listed in the submenus.

Comment 1 Christoph Wickert 2011-09-09 18:33:37 UTC
As this is the cause for bug 737112, let's close it DUPLICATE.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 737112 ***

Comment 2 Brendan Jones 2012-01-10 18:05:10 UTC
I also had this error due to a wine desktop file, although one tha twas validly installed:


Note the "é"

Removing the offending entry from .config/menus/applications-merged/ fixed it

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