Bug 458136 - Create password protected .zip file
Summary: Create password protected .zip file
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: file-roller
Version: 11
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
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Assignee: Christopher Aillon
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2008-08-06 16:31 UTC by Pedro Silva
Modified: 2010-06-28 10:42 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-06-28 10:42:29 UTC
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Description Pedro Silva 2008-08-06 16:31:47 UTC
Description of problem:

I'm trying to create a password-protected .zip file. Although I use the menu option Edit -> Password, enter a password and press OK, the .zip file remains unprotected.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

file-roller-2.22.4-1.fc9.i386

How reproducible:

Open file-roller.
Press New button.
Type the filename and select .zip from file type list.
Add a file to your filename.zip.
Use menu option Edit -> Password, type a password and press OK.
Close file-roller.
Open filename.zip with file-roller or unzip, no password asked.

Comment 1 Kevin 2008-08-17 01:57:42 UTC
Its a very bad implementation but you actually have to enable the password BEFORE adding the files. This isn't overly clear and doesn't make much sense - but it does work.

I have verified that with rar or zip if you set passwords after adding your files, they do not take effect. If you set the password first, all is well.

Assigning bug as this is really bad from a usability point of view and should be fixed.

Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2010-04-27 12:11:02 UTC
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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2010-06-28 10:42:29 UTC
Fedora 11 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2010-06-25. Fedora 11 is 
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