incomplete-dir/download-dir not working with WEB UI

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incomplete-dir/download-dir not working with WEB UI

Post by frankjunk »


This is a question about the WEB INTERFACE only"

When I download a torrent the web ui asks me for a download location. This seems to override the location in my setting files and as such it does not copy the completed torrent to the completed folder I have specified below. Even if I specify the incomplete folder to be the initial download location in the WEB UI I get the same problem. Also torrents never show up in the "finished" dropdown of the ui, they just go green and continue seeding at 100%.

"download-dir": "/mnt/mybook/downloads"
"incomplete-dir": "/mnt/mybook/downloads/incomplete",

Full settings:
"alt-speed-down": 50,
"alt-speed-enabled": false,
"alt-speed-time-begin": 540,
"alt-speed-time-day": 127,
"alt-speed-time-enabled": false,
"alt-speed-time-end": 1020,
"alt-speed-up": 50,
"bind-address-ipv4": "",
"bind-address-ipv6": "::",
"blocklist-enabled": false,
"blocklist-url": "",
"cache-size-mb": 4,
"dht-enabled": true,
"download-dir": "/mnt/mybook/downloads",
"download-limit": 100,
"download-limit-enabled": 0,
"download-queue-enabled": true,
"download-queue-size": 100,
"encryption": 1,
"idle-seeding-limit": 30,
"idle-seeding-limit-enabled": false,
"incomplete-dir": "/mnt/mybook/downloads/incomplete",
"incomplete-dir-enabled": true,
"lpd-enabled": false,
"max-peers-global": 200,
"message-level": 1,
"peer-congestion-algorithm": "",
"peer-id-ttl-hours": 6,
"peer-limit-global": 200,
"peer-limit-per-torrent": 50,
"peer-port": 51413,
"peer-port-random-high": 65535,
"peer-port-random-low": 49152,
"peer-port-random-on-start": false,
"peer-socket-tos": "default",
"pex-enabled": true,
"port-forwarding-enabled": false,
"preallocation": 1,
"prefetch-enabled": true,
"queue-stalled-enabled": true,
"queue-stalled-minutes": 30,
"ratio-limit": 2,
"ratio-limit-enabled": false,
"rename-partial-files": true,
"rpc-authentication-required": true,
"rpc-bind-address": "",
"rpc-enabled": true,
"rpc-host-whitelist": "",
"rpc-host-whitelist-enabled": true,
"rpc-password": "{0cff73b71e89bfa3a8f55a96f76ba17f3fc44269Xxo8O/Ay",
"rpc-port": 8080,
"rpc-url": "/ts/",
"rpc-username": "transmission",
"rpc-whitelist": "",
"rpc-whitelist-enabled": false,
"scrape-paused-torrents-enabled": true,
"script-torrent-done-enabled": false,
"script-torrent-done-filename": "",
"seed-queue-enabled": false,
"seed-queue-size": 10,
"speed-limit-down": 100,
"speed-limit-down-enabled": false,
"speed-limit-up": 100,
"speed-limit-up-enabled": false,
"start-added-torrents": true,
"trash-original-torrent-files": false,
"umask": 18,
"upload-limit": 100,
"upload-limit-enabled": 0,
"upload-slots-per-torrent": 14,
"utp-enabled": true
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Re: incomplete-dir/download-dir not working with WEB UI

Post by killemov »

What is your question?

The incomplete-dir appears to be used only when the download-dir matches the entered folder when adding the torrent. You could argue that the free selection of download folder (which could be on another filesystem entirely) conflicts with using a single incomplete-dir. So I would suggest explicitly not using the incomplete-dir setting at all as it is not used when selecting a download folder that differs from download-dir anyway.
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