[Slackbuilds-users] github doubling tarball name, again

Andrzej Telszewski atelszewski at gmail.com
Sun Mar 25 17:15:14 UTC 2018

On 25/03/18 19:11, Matteo Bernardini wrote:
> 2018-03-25 18:46 GMT+02:00 Andrzej Telszewski <atelszewski at gmail.com>:
>> Hi,
>> When I try to download:
>> https://github.com/shimmerproject/elementary-xfce/archive/elementary-xfce-0.11.tar.gz
>> the suggested tarball name is:
>> "elementary-xfce-elementary-xfce-0.11.tar.gz"
>> Can someone knowledgeable (I know we have some here ;-)) tell me if it's
>> possible to get the link in a way so that the tarball is actually:
>> "elementary-xfce-0.11.tar.gz"
>> ?
> I suppose you are using a browser to download it or wget with the
> parameter "--content-disposition", but it's not your or github's
> fault: if you look at the release page you can see that they seem to
> have tagged it wrong, compare the releases below or equal to v0.9 to
> the subsequent
> https://github.com/shimmerproject/elementary-xfce/releases
> with proper tagging, prepending the name of the tag should let you
> specify a consistent (not depending on the download type) naming for
> the tarball, for example
> https://github.com/shimmerproject/elementary-xfce/archive/v0.9/elementary-xfce-0.9.tar.gz
> but as tagging for the following releases is broken I don't have a
> solution for you apart for adding an alternate extraction routine,
> like
> tar xvf $CWD/$PRGNAM-$VERSION.tar.gz || tar xvf
> Matteo

Yep, I noticed this too.
curl shows that indeed that is the case:
Content-Disposition: attachment; 

Maybe I'll open issue ticket there.

Best regards / Pozdrawiam,
Andrzej Telszewski

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