Bug 971006 - set_timeout method of Notification instance doesn’t have any effect.
set_timeout method of Notification instance doesn’t have any effect.
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: libnotify (Show other bugs)
7.0
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Assigned To: Jasper St. Pierre
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Reported: 2013-06-05 08:48 EDT by Matěj Cepl
Modified: 2014-08-26 22:58 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-10-16 09:43:30 EDT
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reproducer (481 bytes, text/plain)
2013-06-05 08:48 EDT, Matěj Cepl
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
GNOME Desktop 701645 None None None Never

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Description Matěj Cepl 2013-06-05 08:48:56 EDT
Created attachment 757181 [details]
reproducer

Description of problem:
When running the attached script the notification hides after roughly five seconds (which is default, right?). Using Ctrl-C (and obtained time measurement) I can clearly see that the script runs more than 5s and less than 12s even after the notifications hides.

From looking at gnome-shell/us/js/notificationDaemon.js it seems to me that the timeout parameter is on line 412 assigned to ndata object, but I cannot find anywhere in the rest of gnome-shell that this parameter would be used (the code of messageTray.js is so convoluted, that I am not sure I haven't lost it somewhere though).

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
libnotify-0.7.5-5.el7.x86_64
gnome-shell-3.8.2-4.el7.x86_64

How reproducible:
100%

Steps to Reproduce:
1.run the attached script
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Actual results:
notification hides after roughly 5s

Expected results:
it should hide exactly (more or less) after 12s

Additional info:
Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2013-06-05 08:50:12 EDT
I also see https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=658189, but that's against notification-daemon, which is now dead, AFAIK. Is it that the problem just got transferred with rewrite of notification-daemon into Javascript?
Comment 3 Matěj Cepl 2013-10-16 09:43:30 EDT
Upstream decided (in https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=701645) that this basically isn't a bug.

Closing as WONTFIX

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