Bug 57817 - ark - Spaces in extraction path are not accepted.
ark - Spaces in extraction path are not accepted.
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kdeutils (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
Ben Levenson
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Blocks: FC3BugWeekTracker
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Reported: 2001-12-24 15:34 EST by A. Miklas
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-27 15:04:24 EDT
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Description A. Miklas 2001-12-24 15:34:12 EST
Description of Problem:
This bug concerns ark, the kde archiver.  If a space is included in any part of 
the extraction path, ark will claim that the path is invalid and refuse to extract 
the archive to the given path.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
2.2 Release 2

How Reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open any archive in ark.
2. Choose a directory to extract to, such that there is a space at some point in 
the path.

Actual Results:
"Please provide a valid directory."
Putting quotes around the file also does not work.  This results in the error 
"Ark cannot extract a file to a remote location.  Please provide a local valid 

Expected Results:
Ark should extract an archive to any folder specified, regardless of whether 
the path to the folder contains a space.

Additional Information:
Comment 1 Marcin Garski 2004-09-27 15:04:24 EDT
This bug has been fixed in upstream KDE:

If the bug is still present in rawhide, please reopen.

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