[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#759412: exo-utils: exo-open fails to open a filename containing a percent sign (%)

Nathaniel Beaver nathanielmbeaver at gmail.com
Wed Jun 1 13:38:55 UTC 2016

It looks like it is fixed in testing and unstable (version 0.10.7-1).

Note that it was also a bug in xdg-open from the xdg-utils package.

On 01/24/2015 06:55 PM, Douglas N Arnold wrote:
> Hello: I found your bug report concerning exo-open at
>   https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=759412
> This is a bug that is quite annoying to me (I have to
> fairly frequently click on links to PDF files with
> percent files in their names, since that it is how
> Springer names the PDF files of their articles).
> I couldn't find any follow-up to your report at all.
> Has anything been done or planned?  I clicked "Reply"
> on the bug report page to add my voice, hoping that helps.
> Thanks -- Doug Arnold

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