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Re: How to diagnose and report a bug




On Friday 15 June 2018 12:51:08 Curt wrote:

> On 2018-06-15, Curt <curty@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On 2018-06-15, rv riveravaldez <riveravaldezmail@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> Hi, I've found this bug consistently on debian testing (updated):
> >>
> >> Steps to reproduce:
> >> In pcmanfm's address bar, type:
> >> ssh://user@ip
> >> Write password, Enter.
> >> Navigate to the remote machine user's folder.
> >> Open, edit and save a plain text file with leafpad.
> >> Result:
> >> The file gets blanked (no content at all).
> >
> > Obviously one test to attempt to corner the real culprit in this
> > affair would be to try another editor. How about gedit, for example?
> > Or have you done that already?

Gedit can be dangerous to your mental health. At least recommend an 
editor that does not randomly play 52 pickup with your code when you 
save it. gedit looks nice, but I no longer allow it on the premises.  
And life is a heck of a lot simpler.

> > Reading the little thread below gets me to thinking leafpad is the
> > guilty party rather than pcmanfm:
> >
> > https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/questions/27576/leafpad-edit-o
> >ver-sftp-connection
>
> Seems there are already bug reports out in the wild:
>
> https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/44681
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/leafpad/+bug/708829
> https://github.com/stevenhoneyman/l3afpad/issues/13
>
> Anyhoo.
>
> >> Mounting the remote machine with sshfs, and doing the next steps
> >> identically, works fine.
> >>
> >> Packages:
> >> leafpad     0.8.18.1-5
> >> pcmanfm  1.3.0-1
> >> ssh            1:7.7p1-2
> >>
> >> Any recomendations on how to diagnose and report this bug?
> >>
> >> Thanks a lot.



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