Bug 478307 - nget fails to decode binary attachments
nget fails to decode binary attachments
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nget (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Debarshi Ray
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-12-27 13:46 EST by Albert Kottke
Modified: 2010-06-28 07:02 EDT (History)
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Description Albert Kottke 2008-12-27 13:46:23 EST
Description of problem:
Messages fail to be decoded with nget

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
nget v0.27.1

How reproducible:
Everytime I attempt to decode a binary message.  The nget created messages can be decoded with uudeview, but they are not automatically decoded.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run nget: nget -g alt.binaries.pictures.wallpaper -r '2006-01-13'

Actual results:
Decoded binary

Expected results:
encoded message bodies

Additional info:
Retrieving: 1 host1	8957l	20081226T224420	from 'Brilliant Collection' (1920x1200) III - 2006-01-13-1920x1200.jpg (*/1)	Ozzy <reply@this.NG.please>	<Xns9B80F1739E43FTheLoneAndLevelSands@>
1416905 (1/1): 8957/8957L 565222/565148B 100% 565222B/s 1s 1/2 3s
.uu_msg(0):Loaded from /home/albert/ngettemp-7952ebf2.001: 'from 'Brilliant Collection' (1920x1200) III - 2006-01-13-1920x1200.jpg (1/1)' (2006-01-13-1920x1200.jpg): 2006-01-13-1920x1200.jpg part 1 begin end UUdata
uu_msg(3):ERROR: Write error on target file uudeview.tmp.Egowlc: File exists
decode(2006-01-13-1920x1200.jpg): File I/O Error
 2 decoding errors occured, keeping temp files.
Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 06:31:54 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.

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