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"Remember playlist" option in GUI not working


Description Christoph Wickert editbugs 2013-07-28 12:10:05 CEST
As of 0.5.2, the "Remember playlist" no longer works correctly.

1. Start parole
2. Set "Remember playlist" in the settings
3. $ xfconf-query -c parole -p /playlist/remember-playlist

So far so good.

3. Restart parole
4. Go to settings: "Remeber Playlist" is unset.
5. However:
   $ xfconf-query -c parole -p /playlist/remember-playlist

As a result, it's no longer possible to empty a playlist. Upon restart, it's there again.

The strange thing is that I can monitor the changes to 

xfconf-query -c parole -m

A signal gets emitted, however the state is not correct.
Comment 1 Simon Steinbeiss editbugs 2013-08-05 08:25:47 CEST
Hey Christoph,
sorry it took a bit longer to reply, but we're having trouble to reproduce the issue. For both me and Sean this seems to work as expected, so tbh we're a bit clueless as to how to proceed with this...
Comment 2 Christoph Wickert editbugs 2013-09-02 17:46:51 CEST
Ok, I realized the problem already exists in 0.5.0 (and probably even earlier, haven't tested), so reproducing should be straight forward:

1. Set "Remember playlist" and quit.

2. Verify it'S set witj xfconf-query.

3. Start parole again and go to the settings. "Remember playlist" is unchecked, regardless of the actual state in xfconf. It's impossible to disable the option in the GUI once it's set.

As a result, parole will start up with a playlist every time, even if you cleared the playlist before closing parole.

Fully reproducable on Fedora. You can give the Fedora 19 Xfce Spin from 
https://spins.fedoraproject.org/xfce/#downloads a try.
Comment 3 Simon Steinbeiss editbugs 2013-10-11 12:00:58 CEST
The fix for this bug has just been merged to git master and will be part of the next release.

Bug #10269

Reported by:
Christoph Wickert
Reported on: 2013-07-28
Last modified on: 2013-10-11


Simon Steinbeiss
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