Bug#884436: xdg-open: wrongly handled file/URL in LXQt

Emilio Pozuelo Monfort pochu at debian.org
Mon Dec 18 10:30:55 UTC 2017

Control: forwarded -1 https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=103146

On 15/12/17 09:12, Palo Kisa wrote:
> Package: xdg-utils
> Version: 1.1.2-1
> Severity: normal
> Dear Maintainer,
>  the version 1.1.2 of xdg-open brought support for specific handling in LXQt, but
> this is definitely buggy and tries to use pcmanfm (non-existing in most cases) for
> opening files/URLs (https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xdg/xdg-utils/commit/?id=6387086e4938d568c2bab185632f60e1619b3f68).
> These are related upstream bugs:
> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=103146
> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=81674
> There is also a discussion about this problem in LXQt upstream:
> https://github.com/lxde/lxqt/issues/1298
> The proper solution for LXQt is as following:
> https://github.com/luis-pereira/xdg-utils/commit/dbf58e9fd8c5e2089a13522d87d2e660e159b8e2
> Please, include this patch into the xdg-utils package for debian, as
> there seems to be noone willing solve the situation xdg-utils upstream.

Maybe you should send that patch upstream, as it's not mentioned in the upstream
ticket AFAICS.


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