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Ling
Is this fixable or are all of the attachments lost? I have yet to find an attachment that loads.
mathemajikian
Better yet, try and add an attachment to a post.

QUOTE(Ling @ Dec 25 2006, 07:43 PM)
Is this fixable or are all of the attachments lost? I have yet to find an attachment that loads.
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Jon_J
private messaging attachments do not work either..
offroadgeek
it will be fixed.. please be patient. I am going to finish having xmas with my family and I'll get to it tomorrow
ZDevil
Sorry for a bit pushy again. Any hope to get the attachment function back before 2007? smile.gif Thanks!
Jon_J
I've been finding a lot of drivers, modules, and updated package files posted on the forum, which are difficult, if not impossible to find elsewhere.
When the attachment bug is fixed, will all the previously posted attachments be available once again?

Thank you,
Jon
Jon_J
Attachments seem to be broken again, this started one day ago.
Clicking on an attached picture "Click to enlarge" results in a webpage full of code.
Clicking an IPK attachment also results in a page of code.
There are workarounds, such as using right-click and save as, but I cannot upload anything.
It appears as if the upload is being transferred, but the redirector takes me to a blank white page.
This used to take you back to your post.
When I go back to the thread I posted in, nothing is added or attached.
I'm using firefox 2.0.0.2 on windows XP
tanjian2
QUOTE(Jon_J @ Mar 14 2007, 07:15 PM)
Attachments seem to be broken again, this started one day ago.
Clicking on an attached picture "Click to enlarge" results in a webpage full of code.
Clicking an IPK attachment also results in a page of code.
There are workarounds, such as using right-click and save as, but I cannot upload anything.
It appears as if the upload is being transferred, but the redirector takes me to a blank white page.
This used to take you back to your post.
When I go back to the thread I posted in, nothing is added or attached.
I'm using firefox 2.0.0.2 on windows XP
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Jon, not sure anyone is listening? But they are still broken - Firefox 1.5.0.7 Linux.
Why is this forum so badly lacking admins? Took me months to get registered. Then we've had several major outages with little or no warnings? Is that the price of volunteer run forums?
ZDevil
I have also found quite a number of attachements missing.
And many attached images tend to go astray into messy codes.
Shall we start a "Lost & Found" or "Wanted" thread somewhere? rolleyes.gif
Ling
QUOTE(ZDevil @ Mar 16 2007, 05:01 PM)
I have also found quite a number of attachements missing.
And many attached images tend to go astray into messy codes.
Shall we start a "Lost & Found" or "Wanted"  thread somewhere? rolleyes.gif
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I thought the page full 'o code was just me.
Ling
Clicking on the images creates a page full of crap. Please admins fix this.
InSearchOf
QUOTE(Ling @ Mar 16 2007, 05:46 PM)
Clicking on the images creates a page full of crap. Please admins fix this.
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NOTE: I'm speaking just for Images... Attachments are still broken...

It is something with firefox if that is what you are using... because it does that only in firefox for me...

When I open up IE... it works fine...

So as of right now, it is not a forum issue...

Late

PS. I'm expecting people to say... "well it worked before"... but nothing has changed on our end to the best of my knowledge and I know that firefox was just updated a few days ago for me.
ZDevil
QUOTE(InSearchOf @ Mar 17 2007, 01:31 AM)
QUOTE(Ling @ Mar 16 2007, 05:46 PM)
Clicking on the images creates a page full of crap. Please admins fix this.
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It is something with firefox if that is what you are using... because it does that only in firefox for me...

When I open up IE... it works fine...

So as of right now, it is not a forum issue...

Late

PS. I'm expecting people to say... "well it worked before"... but nothing has changed on our end to the best of my knowledge and I know that firefox was just updated a few days ago for me.
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Not exactly. Safari also fails to display the images. smile.gif
InSearchOf
QUOTE(ZDevil @ Mar 16 2007, 06:36 PM)
QUOTE(InSearchOf @ Mar 17 2007, 01:31 AM)
QUOTE(Ling @ Mar 16 2007, 05:46 PM)
Clicking on the images creates a page full of crap. Please admins fix this.
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It is something with firefox if that is what you are using... because it does that only in firefox for me...

When I open up IE... it works fine...

So as of right now, it is not a forum issue...

Late

PS. I'm expecting people to say... "well it worked before"... but nothing has changed on our end to the best of my knowledge and I know that firefox was just updated a few days ago for me.
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Not exactly. Safari also fails to display the images. smile.gif
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Ohhh.. so Zdevil wants to be a tough guy... :-)

I will look into it...

Late
adf
Isn't a firefox update. I just loaded ubuntu dapper ontoa a box with the included v.15 firefox (from last summer). BEFORE updates the images fail to display.
Meanie
the problem is the mine type mappings on the server. trust me on that one smile.gif
Drake01
QUOTE(Meanie @ Mar 16 2007, 07:51 PM)
the problem is the mine type mappings on the server. trust me on that one smile.gif
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So how hard is it to fix MIME type so that we can view attachments? This has been going on for a while now.

I really do appreciate these forums and the efforts of the maintainers of this site. I hate to sound like I'm complaining, but is there some reason why this is an ongoing problem?
Jon_J
on attached pics, using firefox.
right click, then save link as *.png or *.jpg

for files, hilight the filename.ipk, copy it, then right click, save as (paste in filename.ipk)
InSearchOf
QUOTE(Jon_J @ Mar 27 2007, 06:27 PM)
on attached pics, using firefox.
right click, then save link as *.png or *.jpg

for files, hilight the filename.ipk, copy it, then right click, save as (paste in filename.ipk)
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I have a ticket in with IPB

Thanks
Antikx
QUOTE(InSearchOf @ Mar 27 2007, 04:41 PM)
I have a ticket in with IPB

Thanks for doing your best.
InSearchOf
QUOTE(Antikx @ Mar 27 2007, 09:23 PM)
QUOTE(InSearchOf @ Mar 27 2007, 04:41 PM)
I have a ticket in with IPB

Thanks for doing your best.
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What occured recently was... ibiblio upgraded from php4 (yes I know, finally) to php5...

I believe this is a conflict in php5 and the forum engine... but I'm going to determine is there is a fix or if we have to upgrade...

Late
Drake01
QUOTE(InSearchOf @ Mar 27 2007, 09:04 PM)
What occured recently was... ibiblio upgraded from php4 (yes I know, finally) to php5...

I believe this is a conflict in php5 and the forum engine... but I'm going to determine is there is a fix or if we have to upgrade...

Late
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Thanks for the info. It's good to know that we have some idea why this is happening. That puts us closer to a solution.smile.gif
InSearchOf
Ok... we got a little good and a little bad...

Bad is they done support the version of IPB we are running...

Good is an upgrade is prolly due in the very near future...

I will have to talk to the rest of the admin on planning this upgrade

We will keep you posted...

Late
Ling
How about if you all:

1) Let us know before you start the upgrade
2) Drop a note to Antikx to post on Tyrannozaurus once a day until it is back up

Just a suggestion.
ZDevil
Apart from the php4->php5 issue, is the problem also platform/browser-specific?

Yesterday I used IE on my office XP box to open the attachments and things seemed to go well.
But both Firefox and Safari on my Macbook fail...
Firefox and Dillo on my C1000 (pdaX 1.1.0 Beta3) fail as well.
InSearchOf
Well... I noticed with with IE there isnt an issue with images... but downloading ipk's was the issue still...

Late
Ling
So on a site devoted to a linux-based pda we are only going to support IE? blink.gif Attachments are still broken for firefox. Clicking on a jpg attachment yields a page full of goofy text.
sdjf
I am having serious problems downloading files attached to PMs. I don't know whether to start another thread as it was a problem before the upgrade.

Files just go splattering onto the screen and I need to download them instead. And wget doesn't do the trick (they are PM gz, ipk, or plain binary attachments without suffixes), I get a "missing file" response.

Do I post details here or start a different thread? I only have access to 3 browsers, and have same issue on all of them: opera 7.30, links, and lynx on my collie.

sdjf
Jon_J
sdjf, is there a way you can "Save link as" ?
If you can "Save link as", then save it, and paste or type in the filename.
or
copy link location, then use a download helper to download it.
sdjf
QUOTE(Jon_J @ Apr 12 2007, 03:53 PM)
sdjf, is there a way you can "Save link as" ?
If you can "Save link as", then save it, and paste or type in the filename.
or
copy link location, then use a download helper to download it.
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I think that'd be the same as letting one download onto my screen, and fetching the URL for it from my status or history wouldn't it? That was the only way I could get the url to use in wget.

Viewing source gave me only the link's title, not the actual link..

what is a download helper? Is that different than wget?

thanks,
sdjf
Jon_J
Sorry, I tried to do this on my Cacko Z with opera 7.25 and there isn't any way to do it, the file's code loads on the screen if you use automatic downloading.
When I tried typing in the filename after "save location", nothing happened.
The file is supposed to download to /hdd3/Documents/application/downloads
That directory was empty.
You are probably going to need to use a desktop PC and firefox or something like flashget (windows) flashgot (linux)
If you can get meanie's pdaxqtrom loaded, you can use firefox. I'm sure it would download files, although I haven't tried downloading stuff with firefox on my Zaurus.
sdjf
I saw the suggestions about "right clicks" but I don't have a mouse on my Z.

Here's details of what happens when I attempt downloading a PM attachment:

The url for the attachment is the same whether I do a "Save as" bookmark, or just click on the link and fetch it from my history:

http://www.oesf.org/forums/index.php?act=A...ype=msg&id=4312

Then whether I do the following wget when logged in to the board in another window, or not logged in, I get the same results:
<blockquote>
bash-2.05# wget -O myfile.gz --http-user sdjf --http-passwd xxxx http://www.oesf.org/forums/index.php\...g\&id=4312 --13:32:03-- http://www.oesf.org/forums/index.php?act=A...ype=msg&id=4312
=> `myfile.gz'
Connecting to www.oesf.org:80... connected!
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: unspecified [text/html]

0K .......... .......... ..
@ 10.96 KB/s

13:32:06 (10.92 KB/s) - `myfile.gz' saved [23550]

bash-2.05#
</blockquote>
Then I renamed the html file that was retrieved so I could view it in lynx:

bash-2.05# mv myfile.gz myfile.gz.html

and the board message in the file is:

<blockquote>
Board Message

Sorry, an error occurred. If you are
unsure on how to use a feature, or
don't know why you got this error
message, try looking through the help
files for more information.

The error returned was:

Sorry, some required files are
missing, if you intended to view a
topic, it's possible that it's been
moved or deleted. Please go back and
try again.

You are not logged in, you may log in below
</blockquote>
As I said above, got the same html file whether or not I was logged in. Is there a way to tweak wget or one of my browsers? I have no clue about the mime types on these files.

Thanks,
sdjf

P.S. when I click on link to "BB Code Help" I get an error 404 so sorry the display may not be quite right.
Jon_J
"tap and hold" is right click in some qtopia applications, such as netfront, but netfront doesn't download files anyway.
Fn + click works for right click, but this is on newer clamshells.
Can you mount meanie's pdaxqtrom cramfs/squashfs? It has firefox included in it.
Look under the X/QT forum for pdaxqtrom.
sdjf
QUOTE(Jon_J @ Apr 12 2007, 04:56 PM)
"tap and hold" is right click in some qtopia applications, such as netfront, but netfront doesn't download files anyway.
Fn + click works for right click, but this is on newer clamshells.
Can you mount meanie's pdaxqtrom cramfs/squashfs? It has firefox included in it.
Look under the X/QT forum for pdaxqtrom.
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I'll try the tap-and-click thing in Opera later when I have more time, but I'm skeptical about getting anything other than binary on my screen.

Will menaie's firefox work on an sl5500 with sharp ROM? I don't have much room right now, but I could just yank out firefox I suppose...but it's also huge, isn't it? And I thought binaries were somehow hardware-dependent to some extent?

My primary SD card has a bad spot, and I haven't had time to finish backing it up and reformat it. When I do, I'll be able to make better use of it for installing new apps. But I'll try it...this download issue is annoying.

Thanks,
sdjf
Jon_J
Go here and look at paragraph 4
http://pdaxqtrom.thegrinder.ws/files/pdaxqtrom.html
meanie recommends X/QT for 5500 models as it uses less resources than pdaxqtrom.
Here's the thread for X/QT
http://www.oesf.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=16209

This is getting off topic, look at that thread about X/QT.
It is slow on the newer clamshells, but firefox loaded in about a minute on mine when I had it installed.
I think you can mount it as a cramfs on a card.
sdjf
Okay. Thanks for the specifics. Anything that will make PM attachment downloading possible.

sdjf
desertrat
QUOTE(sdjf @ Apr 12 2007, 11:46 PM)
The url for the attachment is the same whether I do a "Save as" bookmark, or just click on the link and fetch it from my history:
CODE
http://www.oesf.org/forums/index.php?act=Attach&type=msg&id=4312
 

See those ampersands (&)? When you use wget the shell will interpret them as run this job in the background. So basically what you're doing is essentially:

CODE
wget http://www.oesf.org/forums/index.php?act=Attach&


ie you're telling wget to get the file
CODE
http://www.oesf.org/forums/index.php?act=Attach
which of course doesn't exist.

The correct way to download using wget is to simply wrap the url in quotes:
CODE
wget "http://www.oesf.org/forums/index.php?act=Attach&type=msg&id=4312"
sdjf
desertrat,
It was my understanding that preceding a special character with a backslash has the same effect as double quote marks, and they work that way in wget for me the rest of the time.

But I tried your suggestion, just in case I was wrong, and got the exact same error screen. Sigh.

sdjf
desertrat
QUOTE(sdjf @ Apr 13 2007, 06:30 AM)
It was my understanding that preceding a special character with a backslash has the same effect as double quote marks, and they work that way in wget for me the rest of the time.

Sorry, you're right, I overlooked that smile.gif

OK having re-read the thread it seems you're having trouble downloading a PM attachment using wget? Well I would assume (expect) that the forum software would check that you're logged in before allowing you to download a PM attachment, this is usually done through cookies. wget has no idea about what cookies your current browser session has stored, that's why you get a rather cryptic error message. You might try using the --load-cookies option (if you can persuade your browser to cough up a suitable file).
Meanie
QUOTE(InSearchOf @ Mar 31 2007, 11:02 PM)
Well... I noticed with with IE there isnt an issue with images... but downloading ipk's was the issue still...

Late
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the server is sending the wrong content-type header, ie text/html instead of multipart or octet-stream ...
sdjf
I'll try using the load cookies option, thanks.

I tried again in Opera, and it's clear to me as menaie points out, that it's a server issue. The same file downloads just fine (with a download dialogue box) from gmail when on the web in opera, and spews out onto my screen if I try to retrieve it from the PM it is in.

I can, btw, currently download zip attachments from forum posts without a problem, so I think there must be something different about the config for PMs and public posts.

sdjf
InSearchOf
QUOTE(Meanie @ Apr 13 2007, 01:18 PM)
QUOTE(InSearchOf @ Mar 31 2007, 11:02 PM)
Well... I noticed with with IE there isnt an issue with images... but downloading ipk's was the issue still...

Late
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the server is sending the wrong content-type header, ie text/html instead of multipart or octet-stream ...
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I'm still looking into this now... I noticed this problem didnt occur until PHP got upgraded....

.bmp image/x-MS-bmp
.gif image/gif
.gz application/x-gzip
.hqx application/mac-binhex40
.htm application/octet-stream
.html application/octet-stream
.ico image/ico
.ipk application/x-tar
.jpeg image/jpeg
.jpg image/jpeg

Above is an example of some of the mime types listed which is the same pre and post PHP update.

Late
Drake01
QUOTE(InSearchOf @ Apr 26 2007, 07:18 PM)
.bmp  image/x-MS-bmp   
.gif  image/gif 
.gz  application/x-gzip 
.hqx  application/mac-binhex40 
.htm  application/octet-stream 
.html  application/octet-stream 
.ico  image/ico 
.ipk  application/x-tar 
.jpeg  image/jpeg 
.jpg  image/jpeg

Above is an example of some of the mime types listed which is the same pre and post PHP update.
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I just clicked on a .jpg attachment and the Page Info window tells me the type is text/html. Somehow these mime types are not being passed to my browser (Firefox).
Meanie
QUOTE(Drake01 @ Apr 27 2007, 11:14 AM)
QUOTE(InSearchOf @ Apr 26 2007, 07:18 PM)
.bmp  image/x-MS-bmp   
.gif  image/gif 
.gz  application/x-gzip 
.hqx  application/mac-binhex40 
.htm  application/octet-stream 
.html  application/octet-stream 
.ico  image/ico 
.ipk  application/x-tar 
.jpeg  image/jpeg 
.jpg  image/jpeg

Above is an example of some of the mime types listed which is the same pre and post PHP update.
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I just clicked on a .jpg attachment and the Page Info window tells me the type is text/html. Somehow these mime types are not being passed to my browser (Firefox).
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CODE
.htm application/octet-stream
.html application/octet-stream


shouldn't these be html/text ?
desertrat
QUOTE(InSearchOf @ Mar 31 2007, 11:02 PM)
Well... I noticed with with IE there isnt an issue with images... but downloading ipk's was the issue still...

That's because IE is pathetically bugged in that it looks at the file .ext instead of acting on the mime-type.
InSearchOf
QUOTE(Meanie @ Apr 27 2007, 01:06 AM)
QUOTE(Drake01 @ Apr 27 2007, 11:14 AM)
QUOTE(InSearchOf @ Apr 26 2007, 07:18 PM)
.bmp  image/x-MS-bmp   
.gif  image/gif 
.gz  application/x-gzip 
.hqx  application/mac-binhex40 
.htm  application/octet-stream 
.html  application/octet-stream 
.ico  image/ico 
.ipk  application/x-tar 
.jpeg  image/jpeg 
.jpg  image/jpeg

Above is an example of some of the mime types listed which is the same pre and post PHP update.
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I just clicked on a .jpg attachment and the Page Info window tells me the type is text/html. Somehow these mime types are not being passed to my browser (Firefox).
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CODE
.htm application/octet-stream
.html application/octet-stream


shouldn't these be html/text ?
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Yes... but thats beside the point! :-)

Late
Meanie
QUOTE(InSearchOf @ Apr 27 2007, 10:18 PM)
QUOTE(Meanie @ Apr 27 2007, 01:06 AM)
QUOTE(Drake01 @ Apr 27 2007, 11:14 AM)
QUOTE(InSearchOf @ Apr 26 2007, 07:18 PM)
.bmp  image/x-MS-bmp   
.gif  image/gif 
.gz  application/x-gzip 
.hqx  application/mac-binhex40 
.htm  application/octet-stream 
.html  application/octet-stream 
.ico  image/ico 
.ipk  application/x-tar 
.jpeg  image/jpeg 
.jpg  image/jpeg

Above is an example of some of the mime types listed which is the same pre and post PHP update.
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I just clicked on a .jpg attachment and the Page Info window tells me the type is text/html. Somehow these mime types are not being passed to my browser (Firefox).
*



CODE
.htm application/octet-stream
.html application/octet-stream


shouldn't these be html/text ?
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Yes... but thats beside the point! :-)

Late
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and why not? currently when clicking on an attachment, the server sends the content back correctly as an octet-stream, but the accompanying header is wrongly being sent back as html/text which is clearly a mismatch and the browser obediently displays the octet-string as text as instructed by the header...
InSearchOf
QUOTE(Meanie @ Apr 27 2007, 08:40 AM)
QUOTE(InSearchOf @ Apr 27 2007, 10:18 PM)
QUOTE(Meanie @ Apr 27 2007, 01:06 AM)
QUOTE(Drake01 @ Apr 27 2007, 11:14 AM)
QUOTE(InSearchOf @ Apr 26 2007, 07:18 PM)
.bmp  image/x-MS-bmp   
.gif  image/gif 
.gz  application/x-gzip 
.hqx  application/mac-binhex40 
.htm  application/octet-stream 
.html  application/octet-stream 
.ico  image/ico 
.ipk  application/x-tar 
.jpeg  image/jpeg 
.jpg  image/jpeg

Above is an example of some of the mime types listed which is the same pre and post PHP update.
*

I just clicked on a .jpg attachment and the Page Info window tells me the type is text/html. Somehow these mime types are not being passed to my browser (Firefox).
*



CODE
.htm application/octet-stream
.html application/octet-stream


shouldn't these be html/text ?
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Yes... but thats beside the point! :-)

Late
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and why not? currently when clicking on an attachment, the server sends the content back correctly as an octet-stream, but the accompanying header is wrongly being sent back as html/text which is clearly a mismatch and the browser obediently displays the octet-string as text as instructed by the header...
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I was joking... but htm and html has been changed to text/html...

Still looking for a fix

Late
sdjf
Appreciate what you are doing. Getting the examples also explains why I always had trouble with some downloads before the upgrade as well.

Late, maybe it needs a reboot or something similar to notice your changes? (cringing...another brief downage??)

My mime.types file also shows:

application/x-gtar gtar tgz

But it sounds more like that list isn't getting read by something...to point out what is probably already obvious to you.

sdjf
Drake01
QUOTE(sdjf @ Apr 27 2007, 10:01 AM)
Appreciate what you are doing. 
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Yeah, I'd like to emphasize that I definitely appreciate the time ISO is spending on this. I didn't mean to sound terse in my last response and I hope it didn't come across that way.
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