Bug#461582: boinc-manager: download retry mechanism to fix

Frank S. Thomas fst at debian.org
Thu Apr 10 09:45:58 UTC 2008

On Saturday 19 January 2008 18:41, Sandro Tosi wrote:
> I've noticed a strange behaviour of algorithm used to retry downloads if
> failed.
> Usually (no changes to default settings) 2 downloads from the same
> projects are allowed at the same time.
> If there are many downloads from the same projects, and one of them
> failed, it is put in "retry in xx.xx" mode; at the same time, another
> file (for the same project) is started to download.
> When the file in waiting for "retry" elapses its wait time, it is
> restarted, and on file currently in download is moved in "download
> pending".
> I think the right behaviour would be to put the waken download file into
> "download pending" not a file that is in "downloading" state.
> Regards,
> Sandro

Can anyone confirm this? And would you generally consider this behaviour as a 
problem or a bug?

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