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  1. Qt
  2. QTBUG-48771

Misleading error with QStandardPaths::writableLocation(QStandardPaths::RuntimeLocation) when $XDG_RUNTIME_DIR does not exist

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: P3: Somewhat important
    • Resolution: Done
    • Affects Version/s: 5.5.0
    • Fix Version/s: 5.6.0 RC
    • Component/s: Core: I/O
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    • Environment:
      Archlinux
    • Commits:
      5f03b48cb38936e2e86143bec71d030876b84c8b

      Description

      When setting XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=does_not_exist and then trying to get the runtime location, the error printed is:

      QStandardPaths: wrong ownership on runtime directory does_not_exist, -2 instead of 1001
      

      The error is quite confusing - I think the case with the directory not existing should be handled separately before trying to set the ownership.

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            • Assignee:
              dfaure David Faure (Private)
              Reporter:
              the compiler Florian Bruhin
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