[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#540437: Bug#540437: Bug#540437: Bug#540437: xfdesktop4: keeps regenerating 'Desktop' folder in user's home dir

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Mon Aug 10 05:55:17 UTC 2009

On dim, 2009-08-09 at 23:22 -0400, Michael S Gilbert wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 9, 2009 at 3:10 PM, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > I don't know how to find the culprit, but knowing if it's xfdesktop is
> > easy. Just remove Desktop/ and restart xfdesktop. Maybe stracing it, and
> > you'll be sure.
> yes, it is xfdesktop.  removed 'Desktop', ran 'xfdesktop' and it was
> back.  i straced xfdesktop, but there was no reference to 'Desktop'.
> would it be useful to attach that output?

Maybe try with strace -f (in case it's not xfdesktop but another,
forked, process). If the process creates the directory it should appear
in the strace output.

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