Debian Bug report logs - #495180
nvirtualbox-ose: Interrupting VBoxManage (C-c) VDI copy leaves half copied file

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Package: virtualbox-ose; Maintainer for virtualbox-ose is Debian Virtualbox Team <pkg-virtualbox-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org>; Source for virtualbox-ose is src:virtualbox.

Reported by: jaalto <jari.aalto@cante.net>

Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2008 07:12:01 UTC

Severity: normal

Found in version virtualbox-ose/1.6.2-dfsg-4

Done: Jari Aalto <jari.aalto@cante.net>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

Forwarded to http://www.virtualbox.org/ticket/1963

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Report forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, Debian Virtualbox Team <pkg-virtualbox-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org>:
Bug#495180; Package virtualbox-ose. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #3 received at submit@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: jaalto <jari.aalto@cante.net>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <submit@bugs.debian.org>
Subject: nvirtualbox-ose: Interrupting VBoxManage (C-c) VDI copy leaves half copied file
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2008 10:10:15 +0300
Package: virtualbox-ose
Version: 1.6.2-dfsg-4
Severity: normal


    $ VBoxManage clonevdi <src.vdi> <dest.vdi>
    0%...10%...20%...30%...
    C-c

Inerrupt leaves file that is not usable.

SUGGESTION

Please clean up the file by removing it if interrupt was caught.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.25-2-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages virtualbox-ose depends on:
ii  adduser                    3.108         add and remove users and groups
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]      1.5.22        Debian configuration management sy
ii  libc6                      2.7-13        GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libgcc1                    1:4.3.1-2     GCC support library
ii  libgl1-mesa-glx [libgl1]   7.0.3-5       A free implementation of the OpenG
ii  libglib2.0-0               2.16.4-2      The GLib library of C routines
ii  libidl0                    0.8.10-0.1    library for parsing CORBA IDL file
ii  libqt3-mt                  3:3.3.8b-5    Qt GUI Library (Threaded runtime v
ii  libsdl1.2debian            1.2.13-2      Simple DirectMedia Layer
ii  libstdc++6                 4.3.1-2       The GNU Standard C++ Library v3
ii  libx11-6                   2:1.1.4-2     X11 client-side library
ii  libxcursor1                1:1.1.9-1     X cursor management library
ii  libxml2                    2.6.32.dfsg-2 GNOME XML library
ii  libxslt1.1                 1.1.24-2      XSLT processing library - runtime 
ii  libxt6                     1:1.0.5-3     X11 toolkit intrinsics library

Versions of packages virtualbox-ose recommends:
ii  virtualbox-ose-modul 2.6.25+1.6.2-dfsg-5 PC virtualization solution modules

Versions of packages virtualbox-ose suggests:
ii  bridge-utils                  1.4-4      Utilities for configuring the Linu
pn  virtualbox-ose-source         <none>     (no description available)

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Noted your statement that Bug has been forwarded to http://www.virtualbox.org/ticket/1963. Request was from Jari Aalto <jari.aalto@cante.net> to control@bugs.debian.org. (Fri, 15 Aug 2008 08:54:08 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Reply sent to Jari Aalto <jari.aalto@cante.net>:
You have taken responsibility. Full text and rfc822 format available.

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Message #10 received at 495180-done@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: Jari Aalto <jari.aalto@cante.net>
To: Patrick Winnertz <winnie@debian.org>
Cc: 495180-done@bugs.debian.org, control@bugs.debian.org
Subject: Re: [Pkg-virtualbox-devel] Bug#495180: nvirtualbox-ose: Interrupting VBoxManage (C-c) VDI copy leaves half copied file
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2008 12:06:59 +0300
Patrick Winnertz <winnie@debian.org> writes:

> Hello,
>
>> Severity: normal
> Sorry, in my eyes this is not a bug. See below for a statement.
>
> have a look on cp ... if you copy a file with cp it will also stay partially 
> there. In my eyes this not an error but intented. 

I can understand it in cp, but the VBoxManage is specialized tool. It
would be much more safer to not leave half baked files around.

Jari




Message #11 received at 495180-done@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: Patrick Winnertz <winnie@debian.org>
To: jaalto <jari.aalto@cante.net>, 495180-done@bugs.debian.org, control@bugs.debian.org
Subject: Re: [Pkg-virtualbox-devel] Bug#495180: nvirtualbox-ose: Interrupting VBoxManage (C-c) VDI copy leaves half copied file
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2008 11:01:04 +0200
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Hello,

> Severity: normal
Sorry, in my eyes this is not a bug. See below for a statement.

have a look on cp ... if you copy a file with cp it will also stay partially 
there. In my eyes this not an error but intented. 

Greetings
Winnie

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