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FS#62124 - [gimp] optdepends needs gvfs

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Adam Fontenot (amfontenot) - Sunday, 24 March 2019, 00:42 GMT
Last edited by David Runge (dvzrv) - Friday, 17 January 2020, 11:03 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Assigned
Assigned To Christian Hesse (eworm)
Levente Polyak (anthraxx)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No



gvfs package isn't in optdepends. Without gvfs, trying to open an image via File > Open Location fails with an error saying the location can't be mounted. After installing gvfs, it works as expected.

Additional info:
* gimp 2.10.8-1
* gvfs 1.40.0-1

As of Gimp 2.6, providing --without-gvfs when compiling would cause Gimp to fall back on other methods for downloading files. I was unable to determine from their documentation whether this is still the case. So two potential alternatives are (1) using --without-gvfs, or (2) adding a hard dependency on gvfs to make sure this function is working for all users.
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