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Offline SamK

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Re: Request Midnight Commander File Manager
« Reply #90 on: July 06, 2012, 11:30:30 PM »
Unable to update mc.scm from ibiblio.  SCMApps consistently returns "Failed".  As a test, xz.scm downloads OK, so the symptoms I see appear to be related to the avialable mc.scm update.
Coreutils which I believe is now part of mc breaks Apps GUI.
Use ab or tce-load as a workaround.

The issue is fixed but waiting on ibiblio for available space to post a bug fix release.
After an upgrade to 4.5.6 and xprogs mc.scm still fails to update.

With mc.scm uninstalled "SCMApps-->Check for Updates" shows a pending update for MC.  Attemping to update via "Process Selected Items" produces a "Failed" message.

mc.scm and mc.smc.md5.txt, were then deleted from the system and downloaded again via "Download Only" i.e. not installed.  The md5 is 75f1e364da34bc157361512fe0f68986.  A check for pending updates again lists mc.scm which fails as described above.
   

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Re: Request Midnight Commander File Manager
« Reply #91 on: July 08, 2012, 03:58:16 AM »
A check for pending updates again lists mc.scm which fails as described above.
I was never able to download this update, however trying again a day later the update is no longer available.  Is the md5 mentioned in reply #90 the current release?





On reviewing the results to date, the report of successfully browsing archives (reply #81) is inaccurate.  They were not done in the usual minimal testing environment (reply #77), but in another TC project which loaded rox-filer.tcz.  This invalidated the archive browsing results.

Using the minimal testing environment plus perl5.tcz and rox-filer.tcz the results reported in reply #81 are obtained.

Using the minimal testing environment plus perl5.scm produces the following. 
Tested only browsing of test archives by <Enter> key.
Success:
7z, iso, rar, tar.bz2, tar.gz, tar.xz

Fail:
bz2, gz, zip
No error messages are obtained.

It seems likely that one or more deps are still required in mc.scm that are provided by ROX for bz2 and gz.  Possibly something is also awry with mc/perl5 SCMs for zip.

Offline curaga

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Re: Request Midnight Commander File Manager
« Reply #92 on: July 08, 2012, 04:08:16 AM »
The space issue is still ongoing.
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Re: Request Midnight Commander File Manager
« Reply #93 on: July 08, 2012, 04:53:30 AM »
I don't have issues browsing zip files, but I will look into what is up with the bz2 and gzip browsing.  The zip issue should be fine when the update is able to be fetched.

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Re: Request Midnight Commander File Manager
« Reply #94 on: July 08, 2012, 05:55:03 PM »
With bz2 files there is a very simple fix.  It needs the file command, which is inside the rox-filer.scm but it is not in path, somehow it gets used though.

I will build file inside the mc extension, and hopefully this completes the saga.  It has been educational in terms of mc and what it needs to be fully functional.

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Re: Request Midnight Commander File Manager
« Reply #95 on: July 08, 2012, 07:16:43 PM »
Updated extension has been uploaded.

Also, it updated successfully via ScmApps.

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Re: Request Midnight Commander File Manager
« Reply #96 on: July 09, 2012, 01:17:50 AM »
Updated extension has been uploaded.

Also, it updated successfully via ScmApps.
Update obtained OK.

Installed also perl5.scm. Tests re-run in the minimal testing environment.

Reporting success.
Success:
7z, iso, rar, tar.bz2, tar.gz, tar.xz, zip, bz2, gz

Fail:
None


One last item, the SCM-Apps info tab displays no information.  It was just a quick check to see if a note had been added regarding the optional use of perl5.scm.



...hopefully this completes the saga.
It has been quite a journey.  It is a relief to get to the end, especially in view of achieving such a worthwhile outcome.  Hopefully the experience will ease the improvement of existing and creation of new SCMs.
   

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Re: Request Midnight Commander File Manager
« Reply #97 on: July 11, 2012, 11:25:03 AM »
ScmApps doesn't display info file for mc.scm
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Re: Request Midnight Commander File Manager
« Reply #98 on: July 11, 2012, 11:56:02 AM »
Oops, somehow the info file got replaced with a blank file.  I will fix that by tonight.

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Re: Request Midnight Commander File Manager
« Reply #99 on: July 11, 2012, 12:32:49 PM »
Original lost, but a basic one is in place.  I will fill it out further to account for extension contents later.

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Re: Request Midnight Commander File Manager
« Reply #100 on: February 06, 2013, 08:39:16 AM »
Original lost, but a basic one is in place.  I will fill it out further to account for extension contents later.
How much later?

Offline Jason W

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Re: Request Midnight Commander File Manager
« Reply #101 on: February 06, 2013, 10:00:05 AM »
Done.

Offline SamK

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Re: Request Midnight Commander File Manager
« Reply #102 on: February 08, 2013, 12:38:44 AM »
The /apps/mc/libexec/mc/extfs.d/uzip file is a perl script, and it would be insane to include a perl instance in mc.scm.  I will make a note in the info file about needing perl for that matter.
Might it also be worth adding the above to the info file?

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Re: Request Midnight Commander File Manager
« Reply #103 on: February 10, 2013, 10:19:41 AM »
Done, thanks.