Bug 135983 - silent error when creating archives in locked directory
Summary: silent error when creating archives in locked directory
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: file-roller   
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Version: 2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Christopher Aillon
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Reported: 2004-10-16 04:58 UTC by Andrew D. Stadler
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-28 09:55:17 UTC
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Description Andrew D. Stadler 2004-10-16 04:58:35 UTC
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Description of problem:
Attempting to create an archive within an unwriteable directory causes
a silent failure.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
nautilus-2.6.0-4 file-roller-2.6.0-1

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  open "browse filesystem"
2.  navigate to a known non-writeable directory
3.  right click on a folder
4.  select "create archive"
5.  accept the proffered name by hitting "create"

Actual Results:  File Roller says "getting the file list" then goes
away.  No archive created, no error report.

Expected Results:  At a minimum, display an error explaining the
reason for the failure;  Better yet, provide options (e.g. enter root
password, provide alternate destination, etc)

Additional info:

It would be cool if the archive name dialog also included archive
options (e.g. compression type)

Comment 1 Marco Pesenti Gritti 2004-10-28 09:55:17 UTC
On fc3 I get:

Could not create the archive

You don't have permission to create an archive in this folder

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