be tolerant to lost files

Bug #419304 reported by Vasily Kulikov on 2009-08-26
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transmission (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: transmission

I store all torent downloads at my external hard drive. Sometimes I forget to connect it and transmission starts to download torrents again. In a few seconds it tries to save data and fails. As a result transmission has to check local data every time I forget to connect drive.

Transmission should be tolerant to such situations. E.g. if destination file path begins with "/media/" then transmission should pause torrent until "/media/drive" exists and then check last modification time of files. Only if it is not equal to previously saved time then it should be checked.

Charles Kerr (charlesk) wrote :

This is fixed in Transmission 1.74. is the ticket which nominates 1.74 for karmic.

Changed in transmission:
status: Unknown → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package transmission - 1.74-0ubuntu1

transmission (1.74-0ubuntu1) karmic; urgency=low

  [ Krzysztof Klimonda ]
  * Merge from debian unstable, remaining changes:
    - debian/control:
      + Added replaces & provides clutch (now included as part of transmission).
      + add liblaunchpad-integration to Build-Depends
    - debian/rules:
      + Create a PO template during package build.
    - debian/patches/01_lpi.patch:
      + Integrate Transmission with Launchpad
    - debian/patches/20_add_X-Ubuntu-Gettext-Domain.diff:
      + Add X-Ubuntu-Gettext-Domain to .desktop file.
  * debian/control:
    - add lsb-release to Build-Depends
  * This includes the QT client in transmission-qt.

  [ Chris Coulson ]
  * Update to new upstream version 1.74 (LP: #418367):
    - Better data recovery in the case of an OS or Transmission crash
    - If a data file is moved, stop the torrent instead of redownloading
      it (LP: #419304).
    - Fix bug that didn't list some peers in the resume file and in PEX
    - More helpful torrent error messages
    - DHT now honors the bind-address-ipv4 configuration option
    - Fix Debian build error with miniupnpc
    - Fix Cygwin build error with strtold
    - Update to a newer snapshot of miniupnpc
    - Fix crash that occurred when adding torrents on some desktops
    - Synchronize the statusbar's and torrent list's speeds
    - Fix the Properties dialog's "Origin" field for multiple torrents
  * debian/rules, debian/control:
    - Don't run autoreconf at build time and don't build-dep on libtool.
  * debian/control:
    - transmission-common replaces transmission-gtk (<< 1.74) rather than
      (<= 1.73-1).
  * Refreshed patches:
    - 01_lpi.patch.
    - dont_build_libevent.patch.
    - qt_client_use_system_libevent.patch.
  * Dropped patches not needed anymore:
    - updateminiupnpcstrings_double_escape_slash.patch
  * Added 99_autoreconf.patch for autotools update.

transmission (1.73-5) unstable; urgency=low

  * debian/rules: patch before configure
  * debian/patches: add patch to not build libevent, regardless of
    linking (really, really closes: #537868)
  * debian/changelog: fix dates

transmission (1.73-4) unstable; urgency=low

  * debian/patches: oops, hadn't seen the libnatpmp part of the
    problem... (really closes: #537868)

transmission (1.73-3) unstable; urgency=low

  * debian/patches/series: actually add the patch to make the qt
    version use the system-wide libevent. (closes: #537868)

transmission (1.73-2) unstable; urgency=low

  * debian/{rules,control,transmission-qt.*}: build Qt client in
    transmission-qt (closes: #528074)

 -- Chris Coulson <email address hidden> Wed, 09 Sep 2009 09:06:11 +0200

Changed in transmission (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
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