Bug 28930 - attachment file sizes reported in the message body not realistic
attachment file sizes reported in the message body not realistic
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pine (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-02-22 17:00 EST by Pekka Savola
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-22 17:00:44 EST
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Description Pekka Savola 2001-02-22 17:00:41 EST
Not a showstopper.

Attachment file sizes (at least in some cases) seem to be *way* off, for example:

    [ Part 2, Application/X-RPM  5.7MB. ]
    [ Cannot display this part. Press "V" then "S" to save in a file. ]

Hit V

   1     20 lines   Text/PLAIN                                                      
   2    4.3 MB      Application/X-RPM                                               

after saving:

$ ls -la sdr-3.0-1.src.rpm 
-rw-rw-r--    1 pekkas   pekkas    4207876 Feb 22 23:29 sdr-3.0-1.src.rpm

also happened with 4.31, at least.

Might this have something to do with the encoding used (and calculating the space needed by the encoded text,
rather than the saved file)
Comment 1 Preston Brown 2001-02-23 16:01:07 EST
it is showing the base64 encoded size...

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