gnome mplayer continually growing playlist

Bug #780346 reported by Mannex on 2011-05-10
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Bug Description

Fresh install of 11.04 with Gnome mplayer version 1.0.2.

Open mplayer, select View -> Playlist. The playlist opens, but continues to grow in length, even though it's empty. Please let me know if this is reproducable on other machines so that I can file a bug on this. Thanks.

Kevin DeKorte (kdekorte-gmail) wrote :

When the global menu option is in use, gnome-mplayer has no way of detecting that the menu is not actually in the window. Recently in SVN (v > 1.0.3) a gconf/dconf key was added named "enable_global_menu" this option should be set to TRUE when the gtk global menu is enabled.

I asked in launchpad on how to automatically detect the global menu feature so this key would not be needed, but the question was ignored.

https://answers.launchpad.net/indicator-appmenu/+question/152538

See gnome-mplayer bug

http://code.google.com/p/gnome-mplayer/issues/detail?id=501

gnome-mplayer packagers will need to patch the gconf or dconf xml schema to set the correct value to true so that the option is enabled properly.

Mannex (russ-mannex) wrote :

Fixed in MPlayer 1.0.4 under Ubuntu 11.10.

Changed in gnome-mplayer (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
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