browse bug

Tony Anderson tony at olenepal.org
Sat May 9 14:23:20 EDT 2009


Hi,

Curiouser and curiouser. I will try to see if I can reproduce the 
result. Essentially, I have a bundle .cpxo which is used by 
ClassroomPresenter.
It returned 'document/unknown' on our schoolserver (our mix of XS-0.4).

Tony

Tomeu Vizoso wrote:
> On Sat, May 9, 2009 at 04:19, Tony Anderson <tony at olenepal.org> wrote:
>   
>> Hi,
>>
>> Bryan suggests that if the mime_type had been registered with Apache, Browse
>> might have worked as is. I have had a chance to look at that. I think the
>> suggested patch is useful anyway.
>>     
>
> What is document/unknown ? I thought application/octet-stream was the
> mime type that web servers use when they don't know in which format a
> file is.
>
> We should use the mailing list, btw. Other deployments may be having
> similar problems, etc.
>
> Regards,
>
> Tomeu
>
>   
>> Tony
>>
>>
>> David Farning wrote:
>>     
>>> On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 12:35 AM, Tony Anderson <tony at olenepal.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>       
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> I went to the SugarLabs trac page to report this bug in Browse. Please do
>>>> that from the perspective of someone who wants to report a problem - what
>>>> are they to do?
>>>>
>>>>         
>>> Did you try to login and create a new ticket?  The New Ticket link is
>>> only available if a user is logged in.
>>>
>>> I don't understand enough about downloadmanager.py to be useful:( so
>>> adding tomeu to the cc list.
>>>
>>> thanks for the bug report!
>>>
>>> david
>>>
>>>
>>>       
>>>> Meanwhile, line 178 of downloadmanger.py should read:
>>>>
>>>> if self._mime_type == 'application/octet-stream' or self._mime_type ==
>>>> 'document/unknown':
>>>>
>>>> This causes downloadmanager to perform the sniffed_mime_type test for
>>>> ClassroomPresenter bundles (.cpxo) and provide the correct metadata in
>>>> the
>>>> journal entry.
>>>>
>>>> Tony
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>         
>>     



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