Does #493565 qualify as a common bug?

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Tue Nov 24 18:17:36 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-11-24 at 10:47 +0200, Ville-Pekka Vainio wrote:
> Hi,
> I've seen bug 493565 - "fuse mounts may hang on xattr retrieval causing
> numerous problems" on multiple systems. Probably the most common symptom
> of this bug is Nautilus showing an empty Home folder because it's trying
> to read ~/.gvfs, which blocks. Would this one qualify as a common bug?
> Some people on Linux forums seem to be able to temporarily fix the
> problem just by rebooting, I've always had to do an fsck.

rule of thumb: if it's more than a trivial issue, more than a couple of
people experience it, and the workaround isn't stunningly obvious, then
yes, it would be valuable to have it on common bugs page. so, yes,
please add this! thanks.

Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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