Bug#551357: leafpad: cannot open file from command line if name contains ":"

John Lindgren john.lindgren at tds.net
Sat Oct 17 16:32:45 UTC 2009

Package: leafpad
Version: 0.8.16-1
Severity: normal

Leafpad completely fails to open any file that has a colon in its name.
For example:

        $ echo "hello world" > "test:file.txt"
        $ cat "test:file.txt"
        hello world
        $ leafpad "test:file.txt"

Leafpad pops up with a blank window labeled "(Untitled)".  No errors
dialogs are displayed, and nothing is printed on the console.

John Lindgren

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.30-2-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages leafpad depends on:
ii  libatk1.0-0                   1.28.0-1   The ATK accessibility toolkit
ii  libc6                         2.9-25     GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libcairo2                     1.8.8-2    The Cairo 2D vector graphics libra
ii  libfontconfig1                2.6.0-4    generic font configuration library
ii  libfreetype6                  2.3.9-5    FreeType 2 font engine, shared lib
ii  libglib2.0-0                  2.22.0-1   The GLib library of C routines
ii  libgtk2.0-0                   2.16.6-1   The GTK+ graphical user interface 
ii  libpango1.0-0                 1.26.0-1   Layout and rendering of internatio

leafpad recommends no packages.

Versions of packages leafpad suggests:
pn  evince-gtk                    <none>     (no description available)

-- no debconf information

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