file-roller doesn't add any files in zip archive when parent directory contains & character

Bug #225002 reported by Okki on 2008-05-01
4
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
File Roller
Confirmed
Medium
file-roller (Ubuntu)
Low
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Binary package hint: file-roller

mkdir -p "animation & mangas/berserk/tome1"
cd "animation & mangas/berserk/tome1"
touch "Crédits [b-c&f-c].jpg"
touch "[f-c&b-c]Berserk Vol24 Chap01 fr (01).jpg"
touch "[f-c&b-c]Berserk Vol24 Chap02 fr (07&08).jpg"

Now, with Nautilus, when I click on the "berserk" directory and that I choose Create an archive, file-roller creates it, but the created file is empty. It doesn't add any files. But when I do a zip -r berserk.zip in the terminal, it's ok, the files are included.

If I choose .tar.gz rather than .zip I obtain this error :

An error occurred while adding files to the archive.

tar: berserk/k/tome1: Cannot stat: No such file or directory
tar: berserk/k: Cannot stat: No such file or directory
tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
mv: cannot stat `.gz': No such file or directory

If I remove the & character in the "animation & mangas" parent directory, the problem disappear.

A friend of mine told me that file-roller 2.20.1 doesn't have this problem. Perhaps a new bug introduced by gvfs ?

Description: Ubuntu 8.04
Release: 8.04

file-roller:
  Installé : 2.22.2-0ubuntu1
  Candidat : 2.22.2-0ubuntu1
 Table de version :
 *** 2.22.2-0ubuntu1 0
        500 http://uk.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/main Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

nautilus:
  Installé : 1:2.22.2-0ubuntu4
  Candidat : 1:2.22.2-0ubuntu4
 Table de version :
 *** 1:2.22.2-0ubuntu4 0
        500 http://uk.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/main Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

gvfs:
  Installé : 0.2.3-0ubuntu4
  Candidat : 0.2.3-0ubuntu4
 Table de version :
 *** 0.2.3-0ubuntu4 0
        500 http://uk.archive.ubuntu.com hardy/main Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

Sorry for my really poor english.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Thu May 1 01:31:14 2008
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/file-roller
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: file-roller 2.22.2-0ubuntu1
PackageArchitecture: i386
ProcEnviron:
 SHELL=/bin/bash
 PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/bin/X11:/usr/games
 LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8
SourcePackage: file-roller
Uname: Linux 2.6.24-16-generic i686

Okki (gnomelibre) wrote :
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thanks for your report, confirming.

Changed in file-roller:
assignee: nobody → desktop-bugs
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed

Confirmed on Hardy.

I was trying to find the problem. I removed the "&" symbol (and the spaces - trying to track down the problem - However I do nto think the spaces made it not work) and it worked.

Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thanks for your bug report. This bug has been reported to the developers of the software. You can track it and make comments here: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=546296

Changed in file-roller:
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Changed in fileroller:
status: Unknown → New
Chris Mohler (cr33dog) wrote :

I downloaded and installed File Roller 2.23.5 (latest version ) and this issue does not exist.

Changed in file-roller:
importance: Unknown → Medium
Changed in file-roller:
status: New → Confirmed
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