[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#574290: xfce4: Executables having the name of an icon from /usr/share/icons are showed with that particular icon

Olivier Robert poutifar at gmx.com
Wed Mar 17 11:12:31 UTC 2010

Subject: xfce4: Executables having the name of an icon from /usr/share/icons are showed with that particular icon
Package: xfce4
Severity: minor

## Description
I you create an executable whose name is also the name of an icon located in /usr/share/icons, it will be showed in thunar with that particular icon.
This strange behavior doesn't have any harmful effects at all, it's purely cosmetic. It happens in rare and very specific occasions.

## Steps to reproduce this behavior:
We'll take an animated icon as an example, but it works with other icons.

Create a file with a shebang in it. (Any kind of shebang will be fine)
echo '#!/bin/bash' > process-working

Make it executable:
chmod +x process-working

Launch thunar and look at the file. It is now showed with the "process-working" icon.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (900, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-2-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages xfce4 depends on:
ii  gtk2-engines-xfce             2.6.0-2    A GTK+-2.0 theme engine for Xfce
ii  orage                         4.6.1-1    Calendar for Xfce Desktop Environm
ii  thunar                        1.0.1-3    File Manager for Xfce
ii  thunar-volman                 0.3.80-3   Thunar extension for volumes manag
ii  xfce4-appfinder               4.6.1-1    Application finder for the Xfce4 D
ii  xfce4-mixer                   4.6.1-2    Xfce mixer application
ii  xfce4-panel                   4.6.3-1    The Xfce4 desktop environment pane
ii  xfce4-session                 4.6.1-1    Xfce4 Session Manager
ii  xfce4-settings                4.6.4-1    graphical application for managing
ii  xfce4-utils                   4.6.1-2    Various tools for Xfce
ii  xfconf                        4.6.1-2    utilities for managing settings in
ii  xfdesktop4                    4.6.1-1    xfce desktop background, icons and
ii  xfwm4                         4.6.1-1    window manager of the Xfce project

Versions of packages xfce4 recommends:
ii  desktop-base                  5.0.5      common files for the Debian Deskto
ii  tango-icon-theme              0.8.90-3   Tango icon theme
ii  xorg                          1:7.5+3    X.Org X Window System

Versions of packages xfce4 suggests:
ii  xfprint4                      4.6.1-1    Printer GUI for Xfce4

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