nautilus gives no feedback when a UDF cannot be created from a symlink

Bug #747299 reported by Evan on 2011-04-01
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Ubuntu One Client
High
Alejandro J. Cura
ubuntuone-client (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: ubuntuone-client

To reproduce,
1) Boot a recent natty live CD, sign into Ubuntu One
2) Create a symlink in your home folder
3) Right click on it in nautilus, and select Ubuntu One -> Synchronize This Folder
4) Nothing happens.

Presumably, to stay consistent with the way other potential errors are handled in the nautilus integration, it should grey out that option. However, I found this approach confusing. While the code contains explanations for each error case as tooltips, nautilus does not show these when you hover over a disabled menu item, which left me guessing.

Related branches

tags: added: u1-nautilus-plugin
tags: added: desktop+
tags: added: u1-nautilus
removed: u1-nautilus-plugin
Changed in ubuntuone-client:
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in ubuntuone-client (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in ubuntuone-client:
assignee: nobody → Alejandro J. Cura (alecu)
importance: Undecided → High
dobey (dobey) on 2011-04-11
Changed in ubuntuone-client (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → In Progress
Changed in ubuntuone-client:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package ubuntuone-client - 1.6.0-0ubuntu1

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ubuntuone-client (1.6.0-0ubuntu1) natty; urgency=low

  * New upstream release.
    - Avoid conflict when same file already exists locally (LP: #711389)
    - Must move fils to trash on deletion (LP: #690673)
    - Support disconnection during initial connect attempt (LP: #711211)
    - Log version number on startup (LP: #715455)
    - Memory usage too high (LP: #721483)
    - Unsubscribed folders show as synced, if they exist (LP: #741835)
    - gnome-settings-daemon crash in g_str_hash (LP: #744383)
    - Should not re-queue uploads directly (LP: #744608)
    - No feedback when creating folder from symlink fails (LP: #747299)
    - [FFE] Use API to set urgency from background process (LP: #747677)
    - Open control panel to volumes when quota exceeded (LP: #702176)
    - Set the launcher to urgent when quota exceeded (LP: #702183)
    - nautilus crash in g_str_hash (LP: #724882)
    - Disable/enable file sync is buggy (LP: #744980)

  [Chris Coulson]
  * gnome-settings-daemon crash in g_return_fail_if_warning (LP: #744980)
 -- Rodney Dawes <email address hidden> Sun, 10 Apr 2011 21:24:30 -0400

Changed in ubuntuone-client (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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