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Old 04-06-2011, 07:24 AM   #1
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Strange filename - rtorrent unable to create a file


Hi,
you know how strange can be filenames in torrents - if you don't know look at thepiratebay.

After opening a torrent the rtorrent program was unable to activate downloading because of missing file. At first I thought it is a bug in the torrent file. But then I realized that it may be a problem with creating a file due to its strange name - indeed when I created manually the needed files the torrent started.

The question is: the restriction for a filename comes from the rtorrent itself or it is due to the bash limits? Or rather the system limits - a low-level system call procedure is able to create only files with names which meet some requirements? So, it causes an exception and it seems unhandled by rtorrent? How to figure out this? How I can find why rtorrent is unable to create a file?
 
  


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