Bug 79560 - Nautilus closes window if the directory it is displaying is removed and reload button is pressed
Summary: Nautilus closes window if the directory it is displaying is removed and reloa...
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: nautilus
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Havoc Pennington
QA Contact: Jay Turner
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-12-13 11:52 UTC by fred-m
Modified: 2015-01-08 00:02 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2002-12-13 14:00:11 UTC

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Description fred-m 2002-12-13 11:52:07 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.6 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20020830

Description of problem:
If I am displaying a directory, remove this directory with a different
application (say, on a terminal) and press the reload button, the window is closed.

Two small windows with error messages are displayed. However, if the window
displaying the directory is the only one that Nautilus has open, these two small
windows disappear too fast to read their contents. From the end-user, it seems
that Nautilus has crashed (the fact that the window is closed is, at least, very

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a temporary directory (mkdir ~/test)
2. Run Nautilus and display this directory
3. Remove this directory from a terminal (rmdir ~/test)
4. Press the reload button

Actual Results:  Nautilus window is closed, and error messages disappear too
fast to read their contents.

Expected Results:  Nautilus should not close the window, and (for instance)
should keep moving up in the filesystem tree until finding something it can display.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-12-13 14:00:11 UTC
Bug moved to http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=101126

Closing on Red Hat level

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