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FS#21509 - [chromium] downloading a tarball from ViewVC results in incorrect file extension

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by solsTiCe (zebul666) - Thursday, 28 October 2010, 13:44 GMT
Last edited by Dan McGee (toofishes) - Friday, 29 October 2010, 19:18 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Upstream Bugs
Status Closed
Assigned To Pierre Schmitz (Pierre)
Dan Griffiths (Ghost1227)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


on, pick-up the package of your wish by making a package search and go to the package page
Click the 'Donwload from mirror' link.
You'll end up with a tar.xz.tar file instead of tar.xz.

For example:

May be some configuration mistake on the server ?

Problem spotted with chromium and firefox; it works with wget
This task depends upon

Closed by  Dan McGee (toofishes)
Friday, 29 October 2010, 19:18 GMT
Reason for closing:  Upstream
Additional comments about closing:  Chrome bug, won't fix here, silly to even track here. Our maintainers shouldn't waste too much time on this...
Comment by Dan McGee (toofishes) - Thursday, 28 October 2010, 19:37 GMT
Works for me just fine in Firefox:

$ ls /tmp/freerdp-0.8.1-1-i686.pkg.tar.xz

So either your browser is configured wrong (highly likely if it is working for wget) or this is something 100% out of our control since all we do is redirect to a package hosted on the mirrors.
Comment by Kevin (anonymous_user) - Thursday, 28 October 2010, 20:22 GMT
I can reproduce this problem in Chromium but not Firefox. Heres a related bug for Chromium: