[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#799944: mousepad: Preferences -> Editor -> Tab mode option not saving properly (always reverts to "Insert Tabs")

Pablo Llinás pebs74 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 24 15:06:12 UTC 2015

Package: mousepad
Version: 0.4.0-3
Severity: minor
Tags: upstream

Dear Maintainer,

   * What led up to the situation?

While normally using Mousepad, I noticed when opening Edit -> Preferences ->
Editor, the "Tab mode" setting always shows "Insert Tabs", even then changed to
"Insert Spaces".

This does not however affect the behaviour, as Mousepad will insert tabs or
spaces as selected on this menu (e.g.: if "Insert Spaces" selectet, <Tab> key
will insert spaces).

   * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or

I tried switching between "Insert Tabs" and "Insert Spaces" several times, and
confirmed the desired option was applied, but opening the Preferences -> Editor
window would always show "Insert Tabs" as the current setting.

For testing purposes, Mousepad was closed and reopened several times, as well
as rebooting the whole PC.

   * What was the outcome of this action?

The option described works as desired, although the current setting shown is

   * What outcome did you expect instead?

I would expect the last applied setting to show up when reopening Preferences
-> Editor in the "Tab mode" field.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: stretch/sid
  APT prefers testing-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'testing-updates'), (500, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 4.1.0-2-amd64 (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_GB.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages mousepad depends on:
ii  dconf-gsettings-backend [gsettings-backend]  0.24.0-2
ii  libc6                                        2.19-20
ii  libglib2.0-0                                 2.44.1-1.1
ii  libgtk2.0-0                                  2.24.28-1
ii  libgtksourceview2.0-0                        2.10.5-2
ii  libpango-1.0-0                               1.36.8-3

mousepad recommends no packages.

mousepad suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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