Nautilus crashes with empty location in edit bookmarks

Bug #402927 reported by Pierre Chef on 2009-07-22
This bug affects 8 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Released
nautilus (Ubuntu)
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Binary package hint: nautilus

Go in Edit Bookmarks
Empty the location textbox of a bookmark
Click somewhere (except in the useless gray of the Edit Bookmarks window)

Nautilus crashes with exit status = 134 and error
ERROR:nautilus-file.c:350:nautilus_file_new_from_filename: assertion failed: (filename[0] != '\0')

Ubuntu 9.04
Nautilus 1:2.26.2-0ubuntu2

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description: updated
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. Please try to obtain a backtrace following the instructions at and upload the backtrace (as an attachment) to the bug report. This will greatly help us in tracking down your problem.

Changed in nautilus (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Ubuntu Desktop Bugs (desktop-bugs)
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Incomplete
Pierre Chef (pierre.chef) wrote :
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

The issue is an upstream one and it would be nice if somebody having it could send the bug the to the people writting the software (

Changed in nautilus (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → New
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

confirming, will send upstream.

Changed in nautilus (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

I've sent this upstream at: ; Thanks for reporting.

Changed in nautilus (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Changed in nautilus:
status: Unknown → New
Pavel-II (dzy4) wrote :

ctrl+l -- backspace -- enter

A. Walton (awalton) wrote :

Fixed upstream.

Changed in nautilus (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package nautilus - 1:2.28.1-0ubuntu1

nautilus (1:2.28.1-0ubuntu1) karmic; urgency=low

  * New upstream version:
    - Translation updates
    - Correctly position icons for file drops
    - Fix lingering unmount menu item
    - Update tracker support for version 0.7
    - Fix crashes (lp: #389888, #402927)
    - Set correct recent files info
    - Make changing visible list view columns instant (lp: #401414)
    - Allow focusing the list view by clicking outside a line
    - Use right gconf key for the disable_tabs setting
  * debian/patches/90_relibtoolize.patch:
    - new version update

 -- Sebastien Bacher <email address hidden> Tue, 20 Oct 2009 14:37:08 +0200

Changed in nautilus (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in nautilus:
importance: Unknown → Critical
status: New → Fix Released
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