file-roller: can handle zip files created on OpenVMS

Salvador Fandino sfandino at
Fri Dec 19 09:11:39 UTC 2008

Package: file-roller
Version: 2.24.1-0ubuntu2
Severity: normal


file-roller can handle zip files from OpenVMS.

When one of those files is open it just shows an empty file list. No error is reported either.

On the other hand, unzip has no problem opening them.


- Salva

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers intrepid-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'intrepid-updates'), (500, 'intrepid-security'), (500, 'intrepid')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.27-7-server (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages file-roller depends on:
ii  bzip2              1.0.5-0.1ubuntu1      high-quality block-sorting file co
ii  gconf2             2.24.0-0ubuntu1       GNOME configuration database syste
ii  gzip               1.3.12-6ubuntu2       The GNU compression utility
ii  libc6              2.8~20080505-0ubuntu7 GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libgconf2-4        2.24.0-0ubuntu1       GNOME configuration database syste
ii  libglade2-0        1:2.6.3-0ubuntu1      library to load .glade files at ru
ii  libglib2.0-0       2.18.2-0ubuntu2       The GLib library of C routines
ii  libgnome2-0        2.24.1-0ubuntu4       The GNOME 2 library - runtime file
ii  libgnomeui-0       2.24.0-0ubuntu1       The GNOME 2 libraries (User Interf
ii  libgtk2.0-0        2.14.4-0ubuntu1       The GTK+ graphical user interface 
ii  liblaunchpad-integ 0.1.21                library for launchpad integration
ii  libnautilus-extens 1:2.24.1-0ubuntu1     libraries for nautilus components 
ii  libpango1.0-0      1.22.2-0ubuntu1       Layout and rendering of internatio
ii  tar                1.20-1                GNU version of the tar archiving u
ii  unzip              5.52-11ubuntu1        De-archiver for .zip files
ii  zip                2.32-1                Archiver for .zip files

Versions of packages file-roller recommends:
ii  gnome-icon-theme         2.24.0-0ubuntu1 GNOME Desktop icon theme
ii  lzma                     4.43-14ubuntu1  Compression method of 7z format in

-- no debconf information

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