Comment 22 for bug 1016559

The actual patch is to replace the os.read(f.fileno(), 4096) with
f.read(4096)

On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 1:10 PM, Raphaël Hertzog <email address hidden> wrote:

> On Mon, 25 Jun 2012, David Euresti wrote:
> > So it turns out it has to do with redirecting http to https and the
> > downloader is actually trying to read the encrypted data. We're working
> > on a workaround that won't redirect to https so that the current code
> > will work. And we'll also put out a new package that will fix the
> > problem soon. Sorry about that.
>
> Weird, I tried to patch the wrapper to download directly using https URL
> but this doesn't seem to help.
>
> And strangely using https URL directly with curl returns 404 errors?
>
> $ curl -I https://www.dropbox.com/download?plat=x86
> HTTP/1.1 404 NOT FOUND
> Server: nginx/1.0.14
> Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2012 20:07:06 GMT
> Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8
> Connection: keep-alive
> set-cookie: gvc=MTIzNzE2MTEyMDQ2OTUyOTI0MjQ0MjgyMTgyMTk2NTA4MTczNjYy;
> expires=Sat, 24-Jun-2017 20:07:06 GMT; Path=/; httponly
> x-frame-options: SAMEORIGIN
> pragma: no-cache
> cache-control: no-cache
>
> Cheers,
> --
> Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer
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> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1016559
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> Title:
> nautilus-dropbox installation hangs while downloading
>
> Status in “nautilus-dropbox” package in Ubuntu:
> Confirmed
>
> Bug description:
> When trying to install nautilus-dropbox in Ubuntu 12.04, the
> installation hangs while showing the message "Downloading Dropbox... 99%".
> I just confirmed that this happens on a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04.
>
> To recreate:
> - Install Ubuntu 12.04
> - Enter command: sudo apt-get install nautilus-dropbox
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