Re: Nautilus anti-hax0r detection bug
- From: Alexander Larsson <alexl redhat com>
- To: Luca Ferretti <elle uca libero it>
- Cc: Ryan Lortie <desrt desrt ca>, Nautilus Hackers <nautilus-list gnome org>, Sebastien Bacher <seb128 ubuntu com>
- Subject: Re: Nautilus anti-hax0r detection bug
- Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2005 12:27:19 +0200
On Thu, 2005-09-29 at 09:55 +0200, Luca Ferretti wrote:
> Il giorno mar, 27/09/2005 alle 10.19 +0200, Alexander Larsson ha
> > On Mon, 2005-09-26 at 09:39 -0400, Ryan Lortie wrote:
> > > Hello everyone.
> > >
> > > I brought the issue up today with Sebastien that I'd like for him to
> > > disable Nautilus's filetype matchup code (the one that displays the
> > > annoying and occasionally comical dialog box when the extension doesn't
> > > match the detected mime type).
> > >
> > > He's not comfortable reversing upstream decision so close to release so
> > > he encouraged me to bring the issue up on this list. The GNOME bug has
> > > received zero attention since I reopened it just after the 2.12.0
> > > release failed to address the issue.
> > >
> > > (( http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=309862 ))
> > >
> > > Further up in the bug report Nicholas Miell comments "Current solution
> > > is just unpleasant without actually doing anything." and "You should
> > > probably disable the feature entirely until it's actually useful."
> > >
> > > This problem bites users an awful lot in legitimate normal use-cases
> > > with a scary warning. Unless anyone knows a good reason otherwise, can
> > > we please get rid of this hack until it actually works?
> > It used to be the case that you never got a warning when the two
> > mimetypes would be opened in the same applications, but apparently Manny
> > broke that with his recent change to this code. We should at least get
> > this old behaviour back, which should fix your cgi/diff problem.
> So, my recent issue could be related to this? It seem there are some
> troubles with PNG files in the last 2~3 days: sometimes this dialog
> appears saying "this file is a plain text", other a single clic over a
> PNG create a preview of text file. But only on "icon-type" PNGs:
> screenshots and large PNGs created with GIMP goes fine #-|
Its not related to my change, which only is about when to display the
dialog. Somehow the mimetype sniffing is going wrong... Very strange.
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