[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#625691: Bug#625691: thunar: Thunar crashes when opened dir is renamed by other program

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Thu May 5 09:52:19 UTC 2011

Please keep the bug on CC:, I won't reply anymore on direct mails.

On jeu., 2011-05-05 at 11:36 +0200, Johan Spee wrote:
> On Thu, 05 May 2011 11:18:34 +0200
> Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org> wrote:
> > Is it just a second window or a second process?
> I don't know. The first instance is started from the prompt, the second
> from the apps menu. 

So I guess same process but it'd be worth checking with ps.
> > What happens if you mv the folder from a terminal?
> (thunar:12148): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: invalid uninstantiatable type
> `GParam' in cast to `ThunarFolder'
> (thunar:12148): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: invalid uninstantiatable type
> `(null)' in cast to `ThunarFile'
> (thunar:12148): GLib-GIO-CRITICAL **: g_file_equal: assertion
> `G_IS_FILE (file2)' failed Segmentation fault

So same thing?
> > Can you take a backtrace then?
> I'd be most willing to do that if I knew what is was... please tell me
> what to do :)


Attach to the thunar process or run a new one through gdb, first
quitting the current one with thunar -q. Don't forget to install
debugging symbols.
> ---
> PS. Thunar does not segfault when the renamed dir is not opened, i.e.
> when it is only listed the name is adjusted as expected.

Ok, that's what I tested and it seems to work fine here.

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