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Bug 711018 - xfce-utils xinitrc sets GTK_PATH which confuses themes multilib
Summary: xfce-utils xinitrc sets GTK_PATH which confuses themes multilib
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xfce-utils
Version: 15
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kevin Fenzi
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-06-06 08:55 UTC by Jens Petersen
Modified: 2011-06-24 03:35 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: xfce-utils-4.8.2-1.fc15
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2011-06-24 03:35:58 UTC

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Description Jens Petersen 2011-06-06 08:55:43 UTC
Description of problem:
xfce-utils' xinitrc file sets GTK_PATH to ":libdir/gtk-2.0".

This seems to break the gtk theming of 32bit gtk apps on  x86_64.

How reproducible:
every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run 32 bit gtk application on x86_64 xfce desktop
eg remove gtk2-devel.x86_64 and install gtk2-devel.i686
and run gtk-demo.
2. $ printenv GTK_PATH
Actual results:
1. Uses the gtk fallback theme (looks like a 90's motif application;)
2. GTK_PATH=:/usr/lib64/gtk-2.0

Expected results:
1. To use the default gtk theme
2. GTK_PATH to be unset

Additional info:
I used gtk-demo from gtk2-devel.i686 to reproduce.

$ GTK_PATH="" gtk-demo

is ok

Comment 1 Jens Petersen 2011-06-06 09:17:51 UTC
As noted in the upstream report this also breaks loading of 32bit gtk3 modules for multilib.

Comment 2 Jens Petersen 2011-06-06 10:04:43 UTC
This package:

fixes the problem for me.

(BTW I think the pulseaudio patch is not actually doing anything:
it needs to be applied to to actually get into
the final xinitrc and not be overwritten, if pulseaudio is wanted.)

Comment 3 Kevin Fenzi 2011-06-07 04:16:13 UTC

Are there real life cases? Where did you run into this out of curiosity... ;)

Comment 4 Jens Petersen 2011-06-08 09:07:48 UTC
Sure - eg 32bit browsers on x86_64...

Comment 5 Jens Petersen 2011-06-08 09:09:39 UTC
A better patch that might make upstream happy would be
perhaps to set GTK_PATH only if @libdir@ != %{_libdir} say.

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2011-06-18 13:10:25 UTC
xfce-utils-4.8.2-1.fc15 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 15.

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2011-06-21 17:37:12 UTC
Package xfce-utils-4.8.2-1.fc15:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 15 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing xfce-utils-4.8.2-1.fc15'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).

Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2011-06-24 03:35:53 UTC
xfce-utils-4.8.2-1.fc15 has been pushed to the Fedora 15 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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