Create torrent - Wrong subfolder name

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Valyrian
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Create torrent - Wrong subfolder name

Post by Valyrian »

Hey,

i just tried to create a torrent with transmission 2.31 on Centos 5.4 and noticed that the first two characters of the first subfolder and file level are missing. Here is an example:

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mkdir Test
mkdir Test/photos
echo 1 > Test/photos/1.jpg
echo 2 > Test/photos/2.jpg

transmission-create -p -o Test.torrent -t http://trackerurl ./Test
transmission-show Test.torrent

[...]
FILES

  Test/otos/1.jpg (0.00 KiB)
  Test/otos/2.jpg (0.00 KiB)
All files and folders beneath the first level in the directory tree are added with their correct names.

Any ideas what this could be?


Best regards

Valyrian


EDIT: -.- Providing the full path instead of ./Test solved it...
gunzip
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Re: Create torrent - Wrong subfolder name

Post by gunzip »

Valyrian wrote:EDIT: -.- Providing the full path instead of ./Test solved it...
yes i noticed same behavior with transmission-create 2.33 in Debian. nevertheless ./Test is legitimate and the file names shouldn't be truncated. you should consider filing a bug report with the developers at https://trac.transmissionbt.com/newticket

EDIT: for the record i filed a ticket for this https://trac.transmissionbt.com/ticket/4383

EDIT 2: this has been fixed by Jordan in r12581
Jelsert
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Re: Create torrent - Wrong subfolder name

Post by Jelsert »

Hey Guys,

I'm not sure if these are related problems, but I've been having the strangest error happen that's pretty similar to this. I'm running Transmission 2.33 on a Mac running Lion. I have Automatic listening to the RSS feed and Transmission set to download to a specific folder on my RAID box when certain criteria are met. But when, for example, I grab and episode of Parks and Rec, this is supposed to be loaded up in /volumes/RAID1/active/TV/parks and rec. Instead Transmission continuously (and this is the same for all torrents done automatically) tries to save in /volumes/RAID1 1/active/TV/parks and rec/ which causes an error and the torrent just sits there, because there is not /volumes/RAID1 1/

If I got and manually save out the torrent file and re-add it manually, the error persists until I open the Transmission preferences, reselect the same target folder, and at this point the file path remains valid.

Any ideas what could be happening here?
x190
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Re: Create torrent - Wrong subfolder name

Post by x190 »

Version 2.40 is now available and may resolve your issue. You may need to clean up those /volumes entries and check your Preference settings.
Jelsert
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Re: Create torrent - Wrong subfolder name

Post by Jelsert »

Thanks, I'll update to see it that helps. When you say that I'll need to clean up the volumes, what exactly do you mean? And what preferences for Transmission are you referencing?

Thanks!
x190
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Re: Create torrent - Wrong subfolder name

Post by x190 »

Jelsert wrote:Thanks, I'll update to see it that helps. When you say that I'll need to clean up the volumes, what exactly do you mean? And what preferences for Transmission are you referencing?

Thanks!
You mentioned "/volumes/RAID1 1/" as the incorrect location Transmission was trying to use, so if there is an entry for that in your filesystem... The preferences I was referring to would be your download location(s) found in Prefs->Transfers->Adding and Prefs->Groups, if you use that feature (I use OS X, yours may be different).
download to a specific folder on my RAID box when certain criteria are met
If this is like an external drive, then you need to ensure that it is mounted before starting Transmission and that you quit Transmission before unmounting it.
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