Bug 446496 - Add meaningful description word to the temporary file when compressing
Summary: Add meaningful description word to the temporary file when compressing
Status: RESOLVED UPSTREAM
Alias: None
Product: ark
Classification: Unclassified
Component: general (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Platform: openSUSE RPMs Linux
: NOR wishlist (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Elvis Angelaccio
URL:
Keywords: usability
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2021-12-05 01:46 UTC by Fushan Wen
Modified: 2021-12-10 18:45 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Latest Commit:
Version Fixed In: libzip 1.8.1


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Description Fushan Wen 2021-12-05 01:46:21 UTC
SUMMARY
When the user has a large screen and uses Ark for the first time, he/she/it will unlikely notice there is a progress notification and try to open the temporary file.


STEPS TO REPRODUCE
1. Compress a bunch of large files
2. A file with random suffix appears

OBSERVED RESULT
Random suffix

EXPECTED RESULT
Meaningful suffix

SOFTWARE/OS VERSIONS
Information for package ark:
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Repository     : unstable-kde-applications
Name           : ark
Version        : 22.03.70git.20211203T064226~4e1e01ad-ku.24.1
Arch           : x86_64
Vendor         : obs://build.opensuse.org/KDE:Unstable
Installed Size : 1.5 MiB
Installed      : Yes
Status         : up-to-date
Source package : ark-22.03.70git.20211203T064226~4e1e01ad-ku.24.1.src
Summary        : KDE Archiver Tool

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TtsglXhbxno&t=876s
Comment 1 Nate Graham 2021-12-05 16:59:20 UTC
If it's possible, might recommend:

"<filename> (in progress).part"
Comment 2 Fushan Wen 2021-12-10 09:23:15 UTC
The .part suffix was added in https://github.com/nih-at/libzip/commit/636a340d2aa7694e3aa1d9dd3ea0f121ca1e0de0