[Bug 90410] Re: Crash on email save as, with attachment error

timski tim.nospam at capsu.org
Wed Mar 7 21:23:54 UTC 2007


** Description changed:

  Binary package hint: mozilla-thunderbird
  
  Open an old email. File - Save As - File. Name and save (separate
  partition, albeit on same physical disk). Thunderbird crashes after an
  error box with words to the effect of "failed to save attachment". The
  email in question had no attachment. This error cannot be reproduced:
- Restarting and saving the same email again worked perfectly. The only
- quirk worth noting is that I've "archived" (read: save to text) over
- hundred old emails this session - not something I would normally do.
+ Restarting and saving the same email again worked perfectly.
+ 
+ Edit: As noted below, the cause appears to be a filename with a colon in
+ it, saved onto a FAT32 disk. Thunderbird normally finds and removes
+ prefixes such as "Re: " and "Fw: ", but sometimes fails - particularly
+ where these are nested ("Re: Fw: ...") or where colons have been used
+ around other text (eg "xxx : xx...").

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Crash on email save as, with attachment error
https://launchpad.net/bugs/90410




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