Bug 969444 - Firefox's open containing folder option initializes spe
Firefox's open containing folder option initializes spe
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: glib2 (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Matthias Clasen
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-05-31 08:30 EDT by David Siembab
Modified: 2014-02-05 18:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-02-05 18:10:29 EST
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Description David Siembab 2013-05-31 08:30:07 EDT
Description of problem:
    Upon finishing of a downloaded File or anything in the Downloads menu. If I click on the open containing folder option in firefox, spe is launched. 
Just weird behaviour. 

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

How reproducible:
well it happens on my machine

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install both packages
2. Open Firefox and download Something
3. Once download has finished click the green Arrow in the top right corner
4. to the right of the file you downloaded click the folder arrow

Actual results:
spe is opened

Expected results:
folder where downloaded file should be opened

Additional info:
Possibly a bug in spe package, once spe is removed the bug disappears
Comment 1 Gwyn Ciesla 2013-06-03 10:34:54 EDT
I can't reproduce this, does it matter what type of file is downloaded?
Comment 2 David Siembab 2013-06-03 23:49:55 EDT
I am using lxde desktop, it happens on my computer with xfce and lxde
all types it's almost like firefox is using spe as the file manager for downloads
Comment 3 Gwyn Ciesla 2013-06-04 08:14:53 EDT
Does it happen under GNOME or KDE?
Comment 4 David Siembab 2013-06-05 00:44:06 EDT
I tend not to install Gnome or KDE on my machines. I tried a gdb on firefox-bin but it didn't say much cept that spe was started, at the same time I hit the folder icon in downloads section of firefox. This is puzzling
Comment 5 Gwyn Ciesla 2013-06-06 08:35:35 EDT
Does it happen with Seamonkey or Konqueror?
Comment 6 David Siembab 2013-06-06 10:33:51 EDT
It happens in:

not in:

I would speculate, but might be off. It might be something in gtk or a setting in either application that uses spe as the default folder opener for downloads. Is there a way i could get all the calls from firefox seamonkey or midori
It is only when i right-click and select open parent folder. This is the debug option midori has
[myusername@localhost ~]$ midori -d

(midori4:3526): GLib-GIO-CRITICAL **: g_file_get_parent: assertion `G_IS_FILE (file)' failed

(midori4:3526): GLib-GIO-CRITICAL **: g_file_get_path: assertion `G_IS_FILE (file)' failed

** (midori4:3526): CRITICAL **: void webkit_download_start(WebKitDownload*): assertion `priv->timer == NULL' failed

SPE v0.8.4.h (c)2003-2008 www.stani.be

If spe fails to start:
 - type "python SPE.py --debug > debug.txt 2>&1" at the command prompt
   (or if you use tcsh: "python SPE.py --debug >& debug.txt")
 - send debug.txt with some info to spe.stani.be[at]gmail.com
Blender support disabled (run SPE inside Blender to enable).
Encrypted debugging enabled.

Launching application...

weird huh
Comment 7 Gwyn Ciesla 2013-06-07 10:26:43 EDT
I'm going to reassign this to glib2, since I *think* that's what's failing.  glib2 maintainers, please let me know if there's more I can do.
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