[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#861359: xfce4: Behavioural problem with CTRL-X CTRL-V

Wabou wabou at yandex.com
Thu Apr 27 23:39:17 UTC 2017

Package: xfce4
Version: 4.10.1
Severity: normal
Tags: lfs

Dear Maintainer,

   * What led up to the situation?

While doing some file displacements on the desktop with the mouse, CTRL-X
and CTRL-V.

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

I noticed something strange on debian Xface desktop (Jessie up to date).
I hat a big file on the desktop like a movie.
I created an empty folder on the desktop and dragged and dropped it in the folder.
Debian started to copy the file.
Then I stopped the copying before it ended. (I just wanted to move the file)
At that point I had a half copied file in the folder.
Then I selected again the big file on the desktop and did CTRL-X
I returned to the forlder and did a CTRL-V
[thunar-xfce] asked me to overwrite the file, I said OK

Here the problem appears.
The [thunar-xfce] insted of moving and crushing the file in the folder, it continues to copy the file again...

But this is half of the problem.

As the file is copying again, I stopped it again.
Then I deleted the file in the folder (Trashed)
And I did again CTRL-X on the file on the desktop and CTRL-V inside the folder.

This time, the file moved to the folder.

But... The original file inherited of the old half copied file's size in the folder.

In my case the original file size was 1.4 GB. And inside the folder it had a size around 300MB

Terminal on his side returned me a file size of 1.4 GB
So there is no file corruption but thunar displays a wrong size.

(I retested this issue on a fresh install of Debian Jessie - Up to date)

   * What was the outcome of this action?

- Bad behaviour, copying instead of moving.
- Bad size display of the file.

   * What outcome did you expect instead?

- Still dreaming of  :-)

Best regards,

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 8.7
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.16.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=fr_CH.utf8, LC_CTYPE=fr_CH.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages xfce4 depends on:
ii  gtk2-engines-xfce  3.0.1-2
ii  libxfce4ui-utils   4.10.0-6
ii  orage              4.10.0-1+b2
ii  thunar             1.6.3-2
ii  xfce4-appfinder    4.10.1-1
ii  xfce4-mixer        4.10.0-3
ii  xfce4-panel        4.10.1-1
ii  xfce4-session      4.10.1-10
ii  xfce4-settings     4.10.1-2
ii  xfconf             4.10.0-3
ii  xfdesktop4         4.10.2-3
ii  xfwm4              4.10.1-3

Versions of packages xfce4 recommends:
ii  desktop-base      8.0.2
ii  tango-icon-theme  0.8.90-5
ii  thunar-volman     0.8.0-4
ii  xfce4-notifyd     0.2.4-3
ii  xorg              1:7.7+7

Versions of packages xfce4 suggests:
pn  gtk3-engines-xfce    <none>
ii  xfce4-goodies        4.10
ii  xfce4-power-manager  1.4.1-1

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