Bug#862957: file-roller: Fails to deal correctly with filename encodings in zip files

SamV volkov.semyon at gmail.com
Fri May 19 10:40:15 UTC 2017

Package: file-roller
Version: 3.22.3-1
Severity: important
Tags: l10n

file-roller fails to deal correctly with filename encodings in zip files.

But the problem is that when p7zip-full is installed unzip is handled by p7zip.
There is no way to set File Roller to use unzip instead.

This bug in Ubuntu:

Test archive here:

This is an important bug. A workaround with a patch is very difficult for
ordinary people. Therefore, I can not recommend a debian for my friends, who
often use zip archives :(

(P.S. sorry for my English)

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 9.0
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 4.9.0-3-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=ru_RU.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=ru_RU.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages file-roller depends on:
ii  bzip2                                        1.0.6-8.1
ii  dconf-gsettings-backend [gsettings-backend]  0.26.0-2+b1
ii  libarchive13                                 3.2.2-2
ii  libc6                                        2.24-10
ii  libcairo2                                    1.14.8-1
ii  libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0                           2.36.5-2
ii  libglib2.0-0                                 2.50.3-2
ii  libgtk-3-0                                   3.22.11-1
ii  libjson-glib-1.0-0                           1.2.6-1
ii  libmagic1                                    1:5.30-1
ii  libnotify4                                   0.7.7-2
ii  libpango-1.0-0                               1.40.5-1
ii  p7zip-full                                   16.02+dfsg-3

Versions of packages file-roller recommends:
ii  gvfs  1.30.4-1
ii  yelp  3.22.0-1

Versions of packages file-roller suggests:
pn  arj              <none>
pn  lha              <none>
pn  lzip             <none>
pn  lzop             <none>
pn  ncompress        <none>
pn  rpm2cpio         <none>
pn  rzip             <none>
pn  sharutils        <none>
pn  unace            <none>
pn  unalz            <none>
pn  unar             <none>
ii  unzip            6.0-21
ii  xz-utils [lzma]  5.2.2-1.2+b1
pn  zip              <none>
pn  zoo              <none>

-- no debconf information

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