bugranger - Bugs: bug #42770, ranger stuck on encrypted archive


bug #42770: ranger stuck on encrypted archive

Submitter:  None
Submitted:  Mon 14 Jul 2014 08:24:29 PM UTC
Severity:  3 - Normal Status:  Confirmed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open
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Mon 14 Jul 2014 08:57:24 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Can't ranger somehow predict that the archive is an encrypted one?
Something like grepping the string 'Enter password (will not be echoed)' from 7z. Or even ranger prompting the user for the password.
I can understand this is quite a corner case, but it would be nice not being block when you go over one.

Mon 14 Jul 2014 08:46:15 PM UTC, comment #1: 

It is no loop, actually. It tries to preview the file and 7z asks for a password. Since the input is detached from 7z, you can't input the password, so the whole program locks up.

No fix known aside from disabling previews for 7z files in ~/.config/ranger/scope.sh.

Roman Z. <hut>
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Mon 14 Jul 2014 08:24:29 PM UTC, original submission:  

Ranger seems to get stuck (infinite loop) on encrypted archives, in my case 7z archives.



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