Re: New pre-release available

  • From: <tpgww@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: emelfm2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 3 May 2009 14:15:54 +1000

On Fri, 1 May 2009 14:25:53 +0200
Liviu Andronic <landronimirc@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Fri, May 1, 2009 at 9:58 AM,  <tpgww@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Testing this release is particularly relevant for those of you who use 
> > names with non-ASCII characters.
> >
> I built emel with FILES_UTF8ONLY=1 and on a quick check seems fine
> here (various characters from French to Greek). Also, I can confirm
> that the file.pack slow-text-input bug is fixed.
> One issue with file.unpack in recent releases:
> 1. file.unpack an archive
> 2. rename a file
> 3. repack
> The repack archive will contain both the original un-renamed file and
> the renamed file. I encountered this on zip archives, but other types
> are possibly also affected.

Liviu, you might like to evaluate the attached replacement.

As well as revised re-pack commands for zip and some other types, it's also 
more conservative (fault-tolerant) in the way it handles archives to be 
over-written by repacking, and deletion of the unpack temp dir.


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