Network warning message when using gtk dialog to open file (Windows 10, trunk)

Bug #1664407 reported by Alvin Penner on 2017-02-13
This bug affects 1 person
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Inkscape Devlibs for Windows 64-bit

Bug Description

- switch preferences to use gtk open dialog
- open a file from C: drive, all is well, no warnings
- upon closing Inkscape, get the DOS message:

(inkscape.exe:4288): Gtk-WARNING **: Failed to fetch network locations: Error opening directory 'C:\Users\penne_000\AppData\Roaming\InkscapeBZR\build\inkscape\network:': No such file or directory

just confirming that this directory does not exist.

Alvin Penner (apenner) wrote :

Windows 10, Inkscape 0.92+devel 15517

su_v (suv-lp) wrote :

Upstream bug:
* 765858 – file chooser generates a warning about a network path

Proposed solution for win64 packaging: update GTK3 to more recent release.

tags: added: gtk3 win64
su_v (suv-lp) wrote :

On Windows 10:
- not reproduced with Inkscape 0.92.1pre1 (GTK2, 64bit, 7z) from
- reproduced with inkscape_trunk_r15113 (GTK3, 64bit, 7z) from

Changed in inkscape:
status: New → Confirmed
su_v (suv-lp) wrote :


su_v wrote:
> - reproduced with inkscape_trunk_r15113 (GTK3) from

used with workaround as described in bug #1663884 to allow usage of GTK open/save file dialogs.

Eduard Braun (eduard-braun2) wrote :

Fixed in MSYS2 builds.

Changed in inkscape:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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