xdg-open doesn't open image with whitespace in filename

Bug #1395006 reported by Robin Green on 2014-11-21
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Bug Description

Three Okular windows appeared (Okular is the KDE PDF viewer) in succession, none of which managed to open the file.

Please see konsole output below:

root@mrsilly:~/git/directory-watcher# xdg-open ~/Downloads/emc\ timesheets.png
Error: "/var/tmp/kdecache-robin" is owned by uid 612 instead of uid 0.
okular(545)/kdecore (KConfigSkeleton) KCoreConfigSkeleton::writeConfig:
okular(545)/kdecore (KConfigSkeleton) KCoreConfigSkeleton::writeConfig:
okular(545)/kdecore (KConfigSkeleton) KCoreConfigSkeleton::writeConfig:
okular(545)/kdecore (KConfigSkeleton) KCoreConfigSkeleton::writeConfig:
okular(545)/kdecore (KConfigSkeleton) KCoreConfigSkeleton::writeConfig:
okular(545)/kdecore (KConfigSkeleton) KCoreConfigSkeleton::writeConfig:
okular(545)/kdecore (KConfigSkeleton) KCoreConfigSkeleton::writeConfig:
okular(545)/kdecore (KConfigSkeleton) KCoreConfigSkeleton::writeConfig:
okular(545)/kdecore (KConfigSkeleton) KCoreConfigSkeleton::writeConfig:
okular(545)/kdecore (KConfigSkeleton) KCoreConfigSkeleton::writeConfig:
okular(545)/kdecore (KConfigSkeleton) KCoreConfigSkeleton::writeConfig:
okular(545)/kdecore (KConfigSkeleton) KCoreConfigSkeleton::writeConfig:
okular(545)/kdecore (KConfigSkeleton) KCoreConfigSkeleton::writeConfig:
okular(545)/kdecore (KConfigSkeleton) KCoreConfigSkeleton::writeConfig:
okular(545)/kdecore (KConfigSkeleton) KCoreConfigSkeleton::writeConfig:
okular(545) KDirWatch::removeFile: doesn't know "/home/robin/git/directory-watcher/%i"
okular(545) KDirWatch::removeDir: doesn't know "/home/robin/git/directory-watcher"
okular(545) KDirWatch::removeFile: doesn't know "/home/robin/git/directory-watcher/timesheets.png"
okular(545) KDirWatch::removeDir: doesn't know "/home/robin/git/directory-watcher"
okular(545) KDirWatch::removeFile: doesn't know "/home/robin/Downloads/emc"
okular(545) KDirWatch::removeDir: doesn't know "/home/robin/Downloads"

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: xdg-utils 1.1.0~rc1-2ubuntu7.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-36.63-generic 3.13.11.6
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-36-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.5
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: KDE
Date: Fri Nov 21 14:05:41 2014
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-03-06 (260 days ago)
InstallationMedia: It
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: xdg-utils
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to trusty on 2014-08-29 (84 days ago)

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