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

Sandro Tosi matrixhasu at gmail.com
Sat Jan 19 17:41:18 UTC 2008

Package: boinc-manager
Version: 5.10.30-4
Severity: normal

I've noticed a strange behaviour of algorithm used to retry downloads if

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

I think the right behaviour would be to put the waken download file into
"download pending" not a file that is in "downloading" state.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.22-2-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages boinc-manager depends on:
ii  libc6                     2.7-5          GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libstdc++6                4.3-20080112-1 The GNU Standard C++ Library v3
ii  libwxbase2.6-0      wxBase library (runtime) - non-GUI
ii  libwxgtk2.6-0       wxWidgets Cross-platform C++ GUI t

Versions of packages boinc-manager recommends:
ii  boinc-client                  5.10.30-4  core client for the BOINC distribu

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