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Thunar incorrectly calc time and file size when copying files


Description Roman K. 2013-01-11 15:07:30 CET
Created attachment 4846 

Thunar 1.6.2git-2d40555. I just copy some file from sftp, one from files changed. Also copying was paused by connection error and then i press "reperat". When copying will be stopped, thunar calc elapsed time incorrectly (>1000 hours, see screenshot).
Comment 1 Roman K. 2013-01-11 17:40:43 CET
Full size of copied files = 5.6 GB
Comment 2 Alistair Buxton 2014-06-24 19:48:32 CEST
I can confirm that this happens. It seems like what is happening is that if Thunar has to retry a file it will count all the bytes it already transfered twice. This allows bytes transfered to exceed total size of files to be copied. Then bytes remaining becomes negative. But the display is unsigned, so it just prints a really huge number instead.
Comment 3 Alistair Buxton 2014-06-24 19:49:05 CEST
Created attachment 5533 
Screenshot showing the problem
Comment 4 alexxcons editbugs 2018-01-24 14:51:01 CET
*** Bug 13307 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 5 Theo Linkspfeifer editbugs 2020-03-19 12:22:24 CET
*** Bug 16404 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 6 Git Bot editbugs 2020-05-26 23:13:02 CEST
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Bug #9743

Reported by:
Roman K.
Reported on: 2013-01-11
Last modified on: 2020-05-26
Duplicates (2):
  • 13307 File operation window "remaining" counter overflow
  • 16404 Wrong files operation's progress calculation on USB reconnect


Jannis Pohlmann
CC List:
4 users



Screenshot (14.42 KB, image/png)
2013-01-11 15:07 CET , Roman K.
no flags
Screenshot showing the problem (17.33 KB, image/png)
2014-06-24 19:49 CEST , Alistair Buxton
no flags

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