After uninstalling an application, the messaging menu entry remains until restarting unity

Bug #864545 reported by Lars Karlitski on 2011-10-02
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Messaging Menu
Fix Released
Medium
Lars Karlitski
indicator-messages (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

As expected, clicking on the stray menu item does nothing.

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Chris Coulson (chrisccoulson) wrote :

That must be a bug with the messaging indicator. It needs to update if an application is uninstalled

affects: messagingmenu-extension → indicator-messages (Ubuntu)
Changed in indicator-messages (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in indicator-messages:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Low
Lars Karlitski (larsu) wrote :

There's only one way to fix this: the messaging menu service has to watch the desktop files of all registered applications.

Changed in indicator-messages:
assignee: nobody → Lars Uebernickel (larsu)
importance: Low → Medium
Lars Karlitski (larsu) on 2012-09-04
summary: - After uninstalling thunderbird, messaging menu entry remains until
- restarting unity
+ After uninstalling an application, the messaging menu entry remains
+ until restarting unity
Lars Karlitski (larsu) on 2012-09-04
Changed in indicator-messages:
milestone: none → 12.10.3
Lars Karlitski (larsu) on 2012-09-06
Changed in indicator-messages:
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Lars Karlitski (larsu) on 2012-09-19
Changed in indicator-messages:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package indicator-messages - 12.10.3-0ubuntu1

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indicator-messages (12.10.3-0ubuntu1) quantal; urgency=low

  * New upstream release.
    - hide indicator when no application shows in the menu (lp: #661059)
    - remove apps as soon as they are uninstalled (lp: #864545)
    - make generated .gir compatible with vala (lp: #104496)
    - draw counts as lozenges (lp: #1046331)
    - show separators (lp: #1048245)
    - show chat presence in the panel (lp: #859905)
    - improve documentation
  * debian/control:
    - build-dep on latest libgtk-3-dev
 -- Didier Roche <email address hidden> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 10:23:43 +0200

Changed in indicator-messages (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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