[haiku-development] Re: Common Folder Icon

  • From: Stephan Assmus <superstippi@xxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 23:48:21 +0200

On 2009-06-16 at 23:32:09 [+0200], Gerald Zajac <zajacg@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
> Today I upgraded to r31065 (downloaded a prebuilt HD image), and noticed 
> that the Tracker uses a text file icon for the common folder.  Also "Get 
> Info" for the "common" folder, indicates that the folder is a text file;  
> otherwise, the "common" folder performed as a folder should.
> To fix the problem, I used the "File Type" add-on to change the file type 
> to a directory.
> I this merely a screw up in the image I downloaded, or a more general 
> problem?

IIRC, this problem sometimes pops up on images built with a host that has 
no xattr support enabled. Or insufficient xattrs support like those on ext3 
volumes. Mostly, cleaning out the generated/attributes folder fixes this, 
but I am not sure. Sikosis could say if his build server has xattr support 
or not.

Best regards,

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