IE6 broken download URL

Bug #887547 reported by Attila Fülöp on 2011-11-08
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
winetricks (Ubuntu)
Scott Ritchie

Bug Description

winetricks fails to install ie6 due to a broken URL.

user@localhost ~ $ winetricks ie6
Executing w_do_call ie6
Executing load_ie6
Executing mkdir -p /home/user/.cache/winetricks/ie6
Downloading to /home/user/.cache/winetricks/ie6
--2011-09-02 11:35:28--
Connecting to||:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 404 Not Found
2011-09-02 11:35:28 ERROR 404: Not Found.

Downloading failed

There is a workaround described here:
However an alternate URL should be used and put into the winetricks package.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: winetricks 0.0+20110402 [modified: usr/bin/winetricks]
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-12.51-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-12-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Tue Nov 8 13:57:01 2011
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release i386 (20110427.1)
 PATH=(custom, user)
SourcePackage: winetricks
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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Attila Fülöp (fulopattila122) wrote :
Attila Fülöp (fulopattila122) wrote :

Fix already exist, should be made available to the Ubuntu as well:

Hendy Irawan (ceefour) wrote :

Still happens in Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in winetricks (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Jack Leigh (leighman) wrote :
Changed in winetricks (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Scott Ritchie (scottritchie)
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package winetricks - 0.0+20120308

winetricks (0.0+20120308) precise; urgency=low

  * New upstream release (LP: #707985, #887547, #952140)
 -- Scott Ritchie <email address hidden> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 05:22:48 -0700

Changed in winetricks (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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