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bug#15905: 24.3; url-copy-file sometimes silently downloads garbage or i
bug#15905: 24.3; url-copy-file sometimes silently downloads garbage or incomplete file
Thu, 21 Nov 2013 11:21:15 -0500
Gnus/5.130008 (Ma Gnus v0.8) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)
On Mon, 18 Nov 2013 12:30:49 -0800 Ryan <address@hidden> wrote:
>> So, I just ran my own test case on my work machine (Ubuntu 13.04,
>> Emacs 24.2.1 lucid build from Ubuntu repos), and I did not see the
>> issue. I'm going to try compiling Emacs with gnutls support on my OSX
>> machine to see if that makes any difference.
R> I ran my test case with Emacs built from Macports, which compiles
R> Emacs with GnuTLS support. On this Emacs, the test did not trigger the
R> bug. I think we can say that the bug manifests when using an external
R> gnutls-cli or similar.
I can't help you much in that area, I don't know the url.el code well
and this may be something about Mac OS X specifically.
I'm glad we determined it's connected to the shell command, though, it
will make the bug fixing easier!