Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 741645
[RFE] reporter-bugzilla: don't allow sending attachment bigger than 20000kB
Last modified: 2013-02-26 10:23:54 EST
While reporting a crash with abrt-gui-184.108.40.2061-1.fc16.i686 it seemed like the client was hanging with all buttons greyed out and no way to interrupt, but then it shows:
--- Running report_Bugzilla ---
Logging into Bugzilla at https://bugzilla.redhat.com
Checking for duplicates
Creating a new bug
New bug id: 741639
Adding attachments to bug 741639
fatal: XML-RPC(32000): RPC failed at server. The file you are trying to attach is 76844 kilobytes (KB) in size. Attachments cannot be more than 20000 KB. We recommend that you store your attachment elsewhere and then specify the URL to this file on the attachment creation page in the AttachURL field. Alternately, if your attachment is an image, you could convert it to a compressible format like JPG or PNG and try again.
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I would expect that it shouldn't try to upload so big attachments and that it should be possible to cancel.
It also shouldn't show the 400 character message unwrapped in one line.
we are hitting the limitation of the xmlrpc-c library.
I'm going to try find any information about the attachment limitation and if it's possible to get the limit before sending attachment.
I can't give you any progress bar or anything similar to get you know how much you've uploaded. The xmlrpc-c library does give literary nothing and bugzilla's xmlrpc is stupidly limited also.
Cancellation is also problem. I can give you the opportunity to cancel the process (it's reporter-bugzilla) but I can't undo any changes in bugzilla. If creation of new bug succeed and adding the attachment fails (or is canceled) there is no way how to remove the new bug report from bugzilla.
Author: Nikola Pajkovsky <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Thu Sep 29 12:04:56 2011 +0200
Bugzilla has 20MB limit for attachment, lower from INT_MAX / 2
Signed-off-by: Nikola Pajkovsky <email@example.com>
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