When downloading newsgroup articles for every newsgroup selected for download the statusbar first displays there are N headers but the (when actually downloading articles) it shows it is downloading 2*N articles. The downloaded articles are actually N every article is downloaded twice. My news server is powernews.libero.it (the local newsserver for libero.it accounts). Maybe it is really a bug or a problem with the powernews server.
David / Gary, isn't this a DUP of a bug that was recently fixed on the trunk? Reporter, what build are you using? (Please always include this with your bugs).
There's this bug 140555. Using offline option to download newsgroups results in the newsgroup store file (mozilla/profiles/username/foldername/News/ host-news/<newsgroup store file> having double headers. I'm not sure if this what the reporter is talking about or not.
It is not bug 140555, it is a different problem. I'm not getting double headers, the articles' bodies looks like they are downloaded twice. In this moment i'm using build 2002050806 and i confirm the bug 143298 is present. Clicking on "About Mozilla" i get: "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:1.0rc2) Gecko/20020508" The OS is Win98SE. Bug 143298 happens while downloading article bodies (*not* headers) for offline reading. The *total* article count showed when dowloading articles is *twice* the *total* header count showed when downloading articles' headers and articles' bodies are downloaded twice (or at least is what it looks likely to me). The first time i noticed the thing (weeks ago), i guessed what was displayed on the status bar when downloading articles was the total header+body count, but some days ago, while downloading a newsgroup where a flamewar was in progress (with huge replies) i noticed that what i supposed it was header and body downloaded in sequence it was actually a full article downloaded *twice* (or at least it was the body downloaded twice) because i noticed the time needed to download an article was the same for every couple of consecutive articles. My home is in a suburban/rural area and i have a slow modem connection, so while downloading i could see the difference between short and very long articles. As i said in the initial bug report, my provider is libero.it and the newsserver is "local" (not accessible outside the provider's network) and maybe it is a problem between Mozilla and the newsserver. At work i have an high speed DSL connection, so if you want i can download any tool or Mozilla build you will tell me to use to identify what's going on between Mozilla and the newsserver. L. Micheletto
Reporter, can you tell us exact/detailed steps you do to reproduce please? When you mean download: do you mean you click on the newsgroup and you get prompted to download like 500 new mesgs? Or are you talking about clicking offline icon/Doing a Download/Sync now and downloading your news mesgs that way? You might want to attach a news protocol log: http://www.mozilla.org/quality/mailnews/mail-troubleshoot.html#nntp
Created attachment 83213 [details] NNTP log for bug 143298 The bug happens when doing a "Download/Sync now". I did a protocol log and looks like that if there are N articles the log shows 2*(N-1) articles downloaded. For every newsgroup to download, while performing the download/sync first it shows on the statusbar: "Downloading <article number> of <N> headers" and then (when dowloading articles): "Downloading articles <article number>-<2*N> in <newsgroup>" The compressed log is included as attachment. L. Micheletto
Created attachment 83214 [details] NNTP log in zip format for bug 143298 Sorry, i supposed binary format was correct for zip files. Here is the .zip fiel in the correct format.
the fix for bug 140555 is only in the trunk mozilla builds, not in rc2 (or rc1) and bug 140555 is the same, and IS about downloading message bodies, not message headers, twice. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 140555 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 16 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Component: Networking: News → Offline
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