[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#424986: thunar-archive-plugin: Multiple files not extracted to directory anymore

Mathias Brodala info at noctus.net
Wed May 30 13:37:22 UTC 2007


Mathias Brodala, 21.05.2007 15:53:
> But yes, the problem lies not within file-roller but within
> "thunar-archive-plugin". A snipplet of the
> /usr/lib/thunar-archive-plugin/thunar-archive-plugin/file-roller.tap:
>> # check the action
>> case $action in
>> […]
>> extract-here)
>> 	exec file-roller "--extract-to=$folder" --force "$@"
>> 	;;
>> […]
> Since the "--extract-here" is omitted, files are extracted directly to $folder
> which leads to the behavior I described.

However, it should be noted, that just adding this option does not solve the
problem fully. Extracting to the same directory works then, but not when
dragging and choosing "Extract here" into another Thunar window. So the plugin
somehow needs to know the the directory of the drop target.

Regards, Mathias


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