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FS#74213 - Foliate fails to display epubs

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Alex Bradbury (asb) - Wednesday, 23 March 2022, 18:06 GMT
Last edited by David Thurstenson (thurstylark) - Wednesday, 23 March 2022, 19:17 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Assigned
Assigned To Jerome Leclanche (Adys)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version git
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

Summary and Info: See the upstream bug <https://github.com/johnfactotum/foliate/issues/878> (not reported by me). Attempting to open any epub using Arch's foliate 2.6.4-1 and glib2 2.72.0-1. Apparently, downgrading glib2 fixes it. Opening the issue here so the resolution can be tracked within the Arch Linux project too.

Steps to Reproduce:
* Install foliate
* Attempt to open any epub. e.g. 'foliate foo.epub'
* Observe the error "JS ERROR: Error: Empty Response"
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Comment by Darryl K (DeKay) - Sunday, 19 June 2022, 17:21 GMT
Here is a more complete error message when trying to run this from the console. This on an up-to-date system.

[dk@ryzen ~]$ foliate

(com.github.johnfactotum.Foliate:53747): Gjs-WARNING **: 10:32:07.519: JS ERROR: Error: Empty Response
_init/<@resource:///com/github/johnfactotum/Foliate/js/epubView.js:623:57
_handleAction@resource:///com/github/johnfactotum/Foliate/js/epubView.js:886:22
_init/<@resource:///com/github/johnfactotum/Foliate/js/epubView.js:617:18
main@resource:///com/github/johnfactotum/Foliate/js/main.js:478:24
run@resource:///org/gnome/gjs/modules/script/package.js:206:19
@/usr/bin/foliate:9:17

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