[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#457774: Bug#457774: thunar: fail to handle properties of broken sym link

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at corsac.net
Thu Dec 27 16:11:15 UTC 2007

On mar, 2007-12-25 at 15:29 +0100, JusTiCe8 wrote:
> Package: thunar
> Version: 0.9.0-2
> Severity: normal
> *** Please type your report below this line ***
> Having a broken sym. link in a dir make thunar a bit confused.
> - create a file with another user (root is good),
> - create a sym link to this file with current user,
> - remove the file created at step 1 (by the owner),
> - when show properties of link, thunar opens a window then close it
>   immediatly, link is not showed anymore in directory listing until
>   refresh view.

Hmhm, I can confirm this, but don't see the point to do this as root.
Even removing the symlink target confuses thunar (well, it doesn't
refresh the brokenness of the link). I'll investigate and maybe report


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