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Re: Testers wanted for MPDCon and Zipper


From: Sebastian Reitenbach
Subject: Re: Testers wanted for MPDCon and Zipper
Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2012 09:21:06 +0100
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On Wednesday, February 22, 2012 06:10 CET, Germán Arias <address@hidden> wrote:

> On 2012-02-17 14:26:53 -0600 "Sebastian Reitenbach"
> <address@hidden> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > GAP is proud to announce its two new applications in its collection:
> > MPDCon
> > and Zipper.
> > OK, they are not new, but their original authors stopped working on
> > them long
> > years ago, but after contacting them,
> > they are happy with us giving them a new home on GAP, and continuing
> > development.
> >
> > MPDCon is a Music Player Daemon client, for more information, and the
> > changes
> > that happend on GAP in the
> > last couple of days, take a look here:
> > http://gap.nongnu.org/mpdcon/index.html
> >
> > Zipper is a tool for inspecting and extracting the contents of
> > compressed
> > archives, for more information, and the changed that happend on GAP
> > in the
> > last couple of days take a look here:
> > http://gap.nongnu.org/zipper/index.html
> > The support for BSD tar is known to be broken, so you need GNU tar,
> > and the
> > default open application (View menu entry) is known to not to work,
> > we'll
> > probably keep a solution for that for a next release.
> > Interesting here is whether it works with all the different versions
> > of the
> > command line (un)archivers out there.
> >
>
> I'm testing with current gnustep in SVN. With Zipper I have these
> problems:
>
> * If you open the preferences panel and then close it, Zipper crash.

OK, I get that too, looking into it.

> * I can't open rar archives. I get the error:
>
>    NSRangeException: Range location + length too grat.
>

Zipper should look for unrar. I guess you have a different version. What 
version do you have?
When you run it on the command line, how does it look like:
unrar v-c- <rar archive>

 Sebastian




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