Bug 7759 - emacs info viewer doesn't support xz compressed info files
Summary: emacs info viewer doesn't support xz compressed info files
Alias: None
Product: Mageia
Classification: Unclassified
Component: RPM Packages (show other bugs)
Version: 2
Hardware: All Linux
Priority: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: QA Team
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: MGA2-64-OK MGA2-32-OK has_procedure
Keywords: PATCH, validated_update
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-10-10 12:38 CEST by Götz Waschk
Modified: 2012-10-29 20:11 CET (History)
4 users (show)

See Also:
Source RPM: emacs-23.3-8.1.mga2.src.rpm
Status comment:

add xz support to info mode (1.17 KB, patch)
2012-10-10 12:57 CEST, Götz Waschk
Details | Diff

Description Götz Waschk 2012-10-10 12:38:48 CEST
Try to load any info file in emacs that was compressed with xz, e.g.
open info mode in emacs and try to click on tar, you will get the message:
Info file tar does not exist

this works fine with info files compressed with lzma, e.g. sed.info.lzma.

The stand-alone info viewer supports both formats.
Comment 1 Götz Waschk 2012-10-10 12:57:33 CEST
Created attachment 2936 [details]
add xz support to info mode

It just needs a simple patch like the already included lzma support patch.
Manuel Hiebel 2012-10-10 16:27:48 CEST

Keywords: (none) => PATCH
Assignee: bugsquad => thierry.vignaud

Comment 2 Thierry Vignaud 2012-10-17 13:42:23 CEST
Why don't you apply for a packager account and apply the patch yourself?
Comment 3 Thierry Vignaud 2012-10-17 13:59:20 CEST
A package is being submited to core/updates_testing.
Please test
Comment 4 Götz Waschk 2012-10-17 14:46:03 CEST
I have requested a packager account already, see https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7605
Comment 5 Götz Waschk 2012-10-18 14:06:29 CEST
I can confirm that the package from updates/testing fixed the bug.
Götz Waschk 2012-10-22 14:21:27 CEST

Whiteboard: (none) => MGA2-64-OK

Comment 6 Manuel Hiebel 2012-10-26 23:37:27 CEST
if the package stay in testing it's useless 

Suggested Advisory:
Updated emacs fix reading xz info pages.


SRPM: emacs-23.3-8.2.mga2.src.rpm

QA: procedure is in comment 0
ALL: feel free to complete the advisory

Hardware: x86_64 => All
Assignee: thierry.vignaud => qa-bugs
Whiteboard: MGA2-64-OK => MGA2-64-OK has_procedure

Comment 7 Manuel Hiebel 2012-10-26 23:39:02 CEST

Suggested Advisory:
Updated emacs fix reading xz compressed files.

Comment 8 Olivier Delaune 2012-10-27 07:49:07 CEST
Testing complete on Mageia 2 64-bits. It works fine for me also.

CC: (none) => olivier.delaune

Comment 9 Carolyn Rowse 2012-10-29 19:55:32 CET
Tested on Mga2 32-bit.  Bug reproduced, tried with several files including tar, bash, gawk and finding files and none worked.  After update, all opened fine.

Update validated.

See comment 6 for SRPM.
See comment 7 for advisory.

Could sysadmin please push from core/updates_testing to core/updates.

Thank you.


Keywords: (none) => validated_update
CC: (none) => isolde, sysadmin-bugs
Whiteboard: MGA2-64-OK has_procedure => MGA2-64-OK MGA2-32-OK has_procedure

Comment 10 Thomas Backlund 2012-10-29 20:11:54 CET
Update pushed:

CC: (none) => tmb
Resolution: (none) => FIXED

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