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FS#32778 - [qtfm] custom action via Bash script and command which is backgrounded doesn't work

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Douglas McFadzean (ninian) - Wednesday, 21 November 2012, 00:39 GMT
Last edited by György Balló (City-busz) - Friday, 13 September 2013, 14:09 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Closed
Assigned To Jaroslav Lichtblau (Dragonlord)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


If a custom action run via a Bash script results in a command which is backgrounded (&), then somehow the custom action doesn't work.

Additional info:
* qtfm 5.5

Steps to reproduce:
Add a custom action (say) for mp3 or wav files: test %F
Create a Bash script on the PATH which is called test and make it executable.
If the test script ends with (say): [exec] deadbeef "$@"
the custom action works, but if the test script ends with: deadbeef "$@" &
then it doesn't execute.
(Don't think this is specific to any file type or actual audio player, etc - these are just examples.)
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Closed by  György Balló (City-busz)
Friday, 13 September 2013, 14:09 GMT
Reason for closing:  Upstream
Comment by György Balló (City-busz) - Sunday, 08 September 2013, 14:12 GMT
Is this still a problem with qtfm 5.9-1?