8GB gzip archive showing as 4GB through graphical interface

Bug #409185 reported by NickM on 2009-08-05
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
File Roller
file-roller (Ubuntu)
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Binary package hint: file-roller


I have a 8GB windows server memory dump compressed with gzip and the file roller
shows the content of the file at 4GB and fails to extract the content.

However, it works from the command line.

Description: Ubuntu 9.04
Release: 9.04

Nick Morkot

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: amd64
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/file-roller
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: file-roller 2.26.1-0ubuntu1
SourcePackage: file-roller
Uname: Linux 2.6.28-14-generic x86_64

NickM (morkotns) wrote :
NickM (morkotns) wrote :
NickM (morkotns) wrote :

Actual file

-rwxrwxrwx 1 root root 8587825152 2009-08-04 19:27 MEMORY.DMP

and compressed file

-rwxrwxrwx 1 root root 4991802343 2009-08-04 19:27 MEMORY.DMP.gz

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for your bug report. The issue is an upstream one and it would be nice if somebody having it could send the bug the to the people writting the software (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/Upstream/GNOME)

Changed in file-roller (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Ubuntu Desktop Bugs (desktop-bugs)
importance: Undecided → Low
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thanks for sent it there.

Changed in file-roller (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
Changed in file-roller:
status: Unknown → New
Changed in file-roller:
importance: Unknown → High
Changed in file-roller:
status: New → Confirmed
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