[Bug 21686] New: Places menu contains "patch on (null)" entry

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           Summary: Places menu contains "patch on (null)" entry
           Product: Ubuntu
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
        OS/Version: other
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: gnome-panel
        AssignedTo: seb128 at ubuntu.com
        ReportedBy: crispin at gnome.org
         QAContact: desktop-bugs at lists.ubuntu.com

Using dapper's gnome-panel (2.13.3-0ubuntu3) I have an entry in my panel called
"patches on (null)", my .gtk-bookmarks is as follows:

file:///tmp System temp dir

I'll attach a screenshot of the problem menu. The interesting thing about the
patches directory is that it is a symlink:

$ ls -l /home/crispin | grep patches
lrwxrwxrwx  1 crispin crispin     42 2004-10-24 16:11 patches ->

and that /home is nfs mounted off a different server:

$ mount | grep /home
server:/home on /home type nfs (rw,rsize=8192,wsize=8192,addr=

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