renaming of GNOME desktop files cause massive AP failures in Unity 7

Bug #1402024 reported by Stephen M. Webb
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Committed
Christopher Townsend
autopilot-legacy (Ubuntu)
Fix Released
Christopher Townsend

Bug Description

The Gnome folk recently renamed a number of .desktop files for their core applications, rendering the AP tests that depend on their hard-coded names permafailures.

In particular, the Calculator app was renamed from gcalctool.desktop to gnome-calculator.desktop.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.04
Package: python-autopilot 1.4.1+14.10.20140822-0ubuntu1 [modified: usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/autopilot/process/]
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.16.0-25.33-generic 3.16.7
Uname: Linux 3.16.0-25-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.15-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Dec 12 13:53:56 2014
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-05-05 (221 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" - Alpha amd64 (20140504)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: autopilot-legacy
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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Stephen M. Webb (bregma) wrote :
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Stephen M. Webb (bregma) wrote :

Note that I modified /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/autopilot/process/ locally for the change to get pat this particular blockage.

Changed in autopilot-legacy (Ubuntu):
status: New → In Progress
importance: Undecided → High
assignee: nobody → Christopher Townsend (townsend)
Changed in autopilot:
status: New → Invalid
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package autopilot-legacy - 1.4.1+15.10.20150511-0ubuntu1

autopilot-legacy (1.4.1+15.10.20150511-0ubuntu1) wily; urgency=medium

  [ Chris Townsend ]
  * Account for the renaming of gcalctool.desktop to gnome-
    calculator.desktop. (LP: #1402024)

 -- CI Train Bot <email address hidden> Mon, 11 May 2015 15:43:00 +0000

Changed in autopilot-legacy (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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