Bug 983194 - Changing scrollbox font colour in the XFCE Weather Plugin is not persistent after a session
Changing scrollbox font colour in the XFCE Weather Plugin is not persistent a...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xfce4-weather-plugin (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Unspecified
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Assigned To: Christoph Wickert
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-07-10 12:56 EDT by lu.error
Modified: 2014-11-01 12:40 EDT (History)
4 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: xfce4-weather-plugin-0.8.3-8.fc21
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Last Closed: 2014-11-01 12:40:47 EDT
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patch that applies color change in plugin after reboot (692 bytes, patch)
2014-04-16 09:47 EDT, Andrey
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Description lu.error 2013-07-10 12:56:09 EDT
Description of problem:
Changing the scrollbox font colour in the XFCE Weather Plugin is not persistent after a XFCE session. When one starts a XFCE session again, the font colour will be the colour determined by the users XFCE theme.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Add a xfce4-weather-plugin to a panel.
2. Change the scrollbox font colour to any colour via Properties > Scrollbox > Font and color.
3. Log out and log in.

Actual results:
The font colour remains the same as before the user changed the colour.

Expected results:
The font colour would be as the user has specified, in other words, overrides the themes default colour.

Additional info:
The theme that is used by the system is Albatross. By manual inspection of the weather plugin rc file in /home/user/.config/xfce4/panel/, the following settings are found:

scrollbox_font=DejaVu Sans Bold 10

Changing scrollbox_color=#000000000000 manually to e.g. scrollbox_color=#ffffff and saving to the file via the sessions user or root, does not help. The same value of #000000000000 persist.
Comment 1 Andrey 2014-04-13 13:02:54 EDT
The same thing happens on Fedora 20 with xfce4-weather-plugin-0.8.3-2
Comment 2 Andrey 2014-04-16 09:45:39 EDT
I found a solution. In Arch and Ubuntu this package was patched long time ago, but in Fedora still there are no patch for this bug, it is very sadly.
Comment 3 Andrey 2014-04-16 09:47:34 EDT
Created attachment 886902 [details]
patch that applies color change in plugin after reboot

this patch I will send to the developers of xfce
Comment 4 poma 2014-10-15 00:14:26 EDT
Fix color parsing when reading config file.
This turned out to be a stupid copy & paste mistake.

From 462e85dfd54e9a3bdf6c330c602a6545bccce585 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Harald Judt <h.judt@gmx.at>
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2013 15:25:09 +0100
Subject: Fix color parsing when reading config file.

This turned out to be a stupid copy & paste mistake.

diff --git a/panel-plugin/weather.c b/panel-plugin/weather.c
index 710c33c..4a2e3c3 100644
--- a/panel-plugin/weather.c
+++ b/panel-plugin/weather.c
@@ -884,7 +884,7 @@ xfceweather_read_config(XfcePanelPlugin *plugin,
     value = xfce_rc_read_entry(rc, "scrollbox_color", NULL);
     if (value)
-        gdk_color_parse("#rrrrggggbbbb", &(data->scrollbox_color));
+        gdk_color_parse(value, &(data->scrollbox_color));
     data->scrollbox_use_color =
         xfce_rc_read_bool_entry(rc, "scrollbox_use_color", FALSE);
cgit v0.10.1
Comment 5 poma 2014-10-15 00:16:17 EDT
Fenzi, care to pick this one too?
Comment 6 Kevin Fenzi 2014-10-17 14:43:36 EDT

Sorry I missed it when pushing out the api thing.
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2014-10-17 15:20:09 EDT
xfce4-weather-plugin-0.8.3-8.fc21 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 21.
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2014-10-18 22:33:22 EDT
Package xfce4-weather-plugin-0.8.3-8.fc21:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 21 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing xfce4-weather-plugin-0.8.3-8.fc21'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2014-11-01 12:40:47 EDT
xfce4-weather-plugin-0.8.3-8.fc21 has been pushed to the Fedora 21 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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