indicator location is hidden when toggling location detection with gps disabled

Bug #1382449 reported by Jonas G. Drange on 2014-10-17
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
indicator-location (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned
platform-api (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Thomas Voß
unity8 (Ubuntu RTM)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

Using rtm #113 (wiped)

Reproduce: always

1. Pull down location indicator
2. Disable GPS
3. Toggle location detection

What happens:
The location indicator goes away (network indicator is given focus)

What should have happened:
The location indicator should not go away

If the indicator is killed, this has consequences for e.g. Ubuntu System Settings, which uses the indicator's org.gtk.Menus interface to see if location detection is on or not.

Jonas G. Drange (jonas-drange) wrote :
description: updated
description: updated
description: updated
summary: - indicator location crashes when toggling location detection with gps
+ indicator location is hidden when toggling location detection with gps
disabled
description: updated
Changed in indicator-location:
status: New → Incomplete
status: Incomplete → New
description: updated
description: updated
Pat McGowan (pat-mcgowan) wrote :

I commented in https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu-ux/+bug/1368856 that this is a general issue where we are not implementing the intended indicator experience - the indicator and menu option is supposed to remain when the icon is removed.

Charles Kerr (charlesk) on 2015-03-09
Changed in platform-api (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Thomas Voß (thomas-voss)
Michał Sawicz (saviq) wrote :

It's not the case in vivid, only RTM.

affects: unity8 (Ubuntu) → unity8 (Ubuntu RTM)
no longer affects: indicator-location
Matthew Paul Thomas (mpt) wrote :

The indicator menu no longer contains a GPS switch, and per bug 1533837, System Settings soon won't either. Is there an alternative way of reproducing this bug?

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