Bug 827731 - Places panel does not respect 'hidden' attribute of encrypted containers
Places panel does not respect 'hidden' attribute of encrypted containers
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kdelibs (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2012-06-02 13:25 EDT by basjetimmer
Modified: 2013-08-01 07:46 EDT (History)
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Video grab showing the problem (4.21 MB, video/x-matroska)
2012-06-02 13:25 EDT, basjetimmer
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KDE Software Compilation 301999 None None None 2012-07-12 07:32:34 EDT

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Description basjetimmer 2012-06-02 13:25:45 EDT
Created attachment 588683 [details]
Video grab showing the problem

Description of problem:
I have a couple of encrypted partitions which I unlock during boot with entries in /etc/crypttab, and are subsequently mounted by entries in /etc/fstab. Both the encrypted container and the unlocked drive (residing inside the container) are shown in the places panel, the former appears as 'xxx GB encrypted container' the latter by it's disk label. Obviously I choose to hide the container and use the unlocked, correctly labeled disk entry. However, whenever clicking this entry, the hidden container entry appears and focus shifts to it.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
This is happening in the current version (4.8.3), but has been going on since at least 4.7.4. It has however never worked correctly since KDE switched from HAL to udisks, though at first the problem was that only the container entry appeared and the unlocked, labeled partition did not appear at all.

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
- Create an encrypted container, and add it to /etc/crypttab to be unlocked at boot.
- Create a partition inside the container. Give the partition a label, mount it at boot through /etc/fstab
- Watch as both the container and the unlocked partition appear in KDE's places sidebar (as in Dolphin for example)
- Hide the container, click the labeled disk.
Actual results:
The hidden container appears and get focus.

Expected results:
The clicked entry gets focus and we never ever see the container entry again.

Additional info:
I'm not sure how clear my description of the problem is so I've created and attached a little video to show it. In this video there are two encrypted partitions of 1000MB, labeled 'C_F' and 'C_NF'. Also note even though / and /home are also separate, encrypted partitions, these do not show this problem.

Comment 1 basjetimmer 2012-06-05 11:07:56 EDT
Just did a fresh install of Fedora 17 and got exactly the same behavior.
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