Bug 160703 - Files are not saved when extracting archive
Files are not saved when extracting archive
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gtk2 (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matthias Clasen
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: 160887 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2005-06-16 15:24 EDT by Nicholas Stiffler
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-11-27 01:24:31 EST
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Description Nicholas Stiffler 2005-06-16 15:24:32 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050524 Fedora/1.0.4-4 Firefox/1.0.4

Description of problem:
I recently upgraded from FC3 to FC4.  Prior to the upgrade, I utilized file-roller often and never had any issues.  When I open an archive (only tested on tar.gz files) and extract it, the program behaves exactly as I would expect.  But, when I look in the folder where it was extracted to, it isn't there.  I have plenty of available harddisk space.  I also tried manually extracting them from the command line and this worked fine.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open archive by clicking on icon in Nautilus or automatically opening from download in Firefox.
2. Click "Extract files from the archive" button.
3. Click Exctract button.
  

Actual Results:  Program behaved fine, but files weren't saved to disk.

Expected Results:  Files should be where I tried to extract them.

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Comment 1 Nicholas Stiffler 2005-06-16 18:35:03 EDT
Apparently, when selecting the folder to extract to, it was being extracted to
the folder that was highlited, rather than the one that was opened, as I was
accustom to.  The files had been extracted all along, but in the top folder in
my diectory listing.  Is this a new feature of gnome or possiblely a setting
that was changed when I upgraded?
Comment 2 Marc Deslauriers 2005-07-22 21:16:59 EDT
This is actually a gtk2 filechooser bug that was fixed in 2.6.8. Patch is
available in cvs here:

http://cvs.gnome.org/viewcvs/gtk%2B/gtk/gtkfilechooserdefault.c?r1=1.240.2.15&r2=1.240.2.16

Could we get gtk updated to 2.6.8, or 2.6.7 with the patch applied? File-roller
and some other apps act pretty weird without it.
Comment 3 Marc Deslauriers 2005-07-22 21:18:15 EDT
*** Bug 160887 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 David Zeuthen 2005-07-23 12:01:27 EDT
Reassigning to gtk2 maintainer
Comment 5 Matthias Clasen 2006-11-27 01:24:31 EST
Thank you for the bug report. However, Fedora Project no longer maintains this
version of the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug
if the problem persists.

The Fedora Legacy project (http://fedoralegacy.org/) maintains some older
releases, and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the
problem against Fedora Legacy component


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