Thunar Patch Testing

PK pliniusminor at gmail.com
Wed Feb 8 15:07:03 UTC 2017


Another bug in the new Thunar from Git: when I mount a partition by
clicking on it, there doesn't appear a little arrow for unmounting in the
side panel.

I'm not happy with Thunar 1.6.10git-b4826a8, so I'll remove it. Hopefully
my test reports have been useful.

2017-02-04 12:31 GMT+01:00 PK <pliniusminor at gmail.com>:

> OK, I've found this strange behaviour: the new Thunar from Git doesn't
> mount my USB memory stick properly. Namely as read-only, so I can't copy
> files to it.
>
> Also, it doesn't show as mounted on the desktop. Neither on a USB 3.0 port
> nor on a USB2.0 port. But is is mounted: in the side panel of Thunar I can
> click on the little arrow to unmount it.
>
> When I use the same USB memory stick on my desktop, which has exactly the
> same operating system (Linux Mint 18.1 Xfce), but with the unchanged
> default Thunar, then there's no problem.
>
> 2017-01-31 23:15 GMT+01:00 PK <pliniusminor at gmail.com>:
>
>> Thanks for your development efforts! I've just installed it in Linux Mint
>> Xfce 18.1: Thunar 1.6.10git-b4826a8.
>>
>> For others who wish to test: you need to enable the source code repo's
>> for this.
>>
>> I'll report my test results in a few days; I'm glad you're looking into
>> this, because I repeatedly had to resort to Double Commander for copying
>> files.
>>
>> Regards, Pjotr.
>>
>> 2017-01-31 22:27 GMT+01:00 flocculant <flocculant at gmx.co.uk>:
>>
>>> Hi all, it's been a quiet cycle from testing point of view so far.
>>>
>>> We've not forgotten about thunar - so to cut a long story short you can
>>> try testing thunar with these patches.
>>>
>>> sudo apt-get build-dep thunar
>>> git clone git://git.xfce.org/xfce/thunar
>>> cd thunar
>>> wget https://bugzilla.xfce.org/attachment.cgi?id=6976 -O fix_crash.patch
>>> wget https://github.com/jlindgren90/thunar/commit/9c6dbb1dae70.patch
>>> git apply fix_crash.patch
>>> git apply 9c6dbb1dae70.patch
>>> ./autogen.sh
>>> make
>>> sudo make install
>>> thunar -q
>>>
>>>
>>> You should now be running a git version of thunar - check thunar - help
>>> - about
>>>
>>> Use it, abuse it, see if it fixes the crashes we see when
>>> copying/renaming files.
>>>
>>> When you've finished testing it for us - reply to this please.
>>>
>>> To uninstall the git version - enter the thunar folder you created above
>>> and run
>>>
>>> sudo make uninstall
>>>
>>> Thanks all
>>>
>>> Kev
>>>
>>> Note: if you use root thunar via pkexec you will need to edit
>>> /usr/share/polkit-1/actions/org.xfce.thunar.policy to point to
>>> /usr/local/bin/thunar
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>
>
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