Opened 14 years ago

Closed 13 years ago

#170 closed bug (fixed)

About Haiku doesn't work in Deskbar

Reported by: j_freeman@… Owned by: bonefish
Priority: normal Milestone: R1
Component: - General Version:
Keywords: Cc: diver, apotheosian@…
Blocked By: Blocking:
Has a Patch: no Platform: All

Description

Selecting "About Haiku" in Deskbar's appears to do nothing.

Change History (19)

comment:1 by diver, 14 years ago

I confirm this. Tested with rev16399.

comment:2 by jackburton, 14 years ago

Component: ApplicationsKits

comment:3 by jackburton, 14 years ago

Deskbar calls run_be_about in InterfaceDefs.cpp, which uses BRoster::Launch(const char *signature) to run AboutHaiku. The error returned is B_APPLICATION_NOT_FOUND. listattr /boot/beos/apps/AboutHaiku shows:

BEOS:TYPE BEOS:M:STD:ICON BEOS:APP_FLAGS BEOS:APP_VERSION BEOS:L_STD_ICON

BEOS:APP_SIG is missing, and it's probably the cause of this bug. Switching component...

comment:4 by jackburton, 14 years ago

Owner: changed from sikosis to bonefish

comment:5 by korli, 14 years ago

Seems to only happen on Linux build.

comment:6 by korli, 14 years ago

Cc: diver added

comment:7 by korli, 14 years ago

* Bug 324 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. *

comment:8 by mmlr, 14 years ago

* Bug 538 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. *

comment:9 by mmlr, 14 years ago

Cc: apotheosian@… added

comment:10 by jackburton, 14 years ago

* Bug 457 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. *

comment:11 by bonefish, 14 years ago

Fixed in revision 17354.

comment:12 by bonefish, 14 years ago

Resolution: fixed

comment:13 by bonefish, 14 years ago

Status: newclosed

comment:14 by korli, 14 years ago

tested ok with linux build

comment:15 by jfreeman, 13 years ago

Platform: All

This problem seems to be back as of revisions 19180 (BeOS-built) and 19193 (CentOS-built).

comment:16 by bga, 13 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: closedreopened

I can confirm the problem is back (About does not start when "About Haiku" is selected in Deskbar). Reopening the bug.

comment:17 by bga, 13 years ago

BTW, I did take a look at the code and it seems that when Deskbar is compiled for Haiku, it really does nothing when "About Haiku" is selected. Maybe a bug introduced with a previous commit? I will check it.

in reply to:  17 comment:18 by jackburton, 13 years ago

Replying to bga:

BTW, I did take a look at the code and it seems that when Deskbar is compiled for Haiku, it really does nothing when "About Haiku" is selected. Maybe a bug introduced with a previous commit? I will check it.

I just tried here with the latest image dowloaded from haikuhost: the first time "About Haiku" showed up, then not anymore.

comment:19 by bga, 13 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: reopenedclosed

Confirmed as a bug introduced by axeld when he changed the application signatures. He just fixed it on hrev19218.

Sometimes I wonder why we still keep him as a developer!

;)

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