Opened 10 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

#5221 closed Bug report (duplicate)

initial message log overflows its viewpane

Reported by: narration Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: FileZilla Client
Keywords: Cc: yehuda@…
Component version: Operating system type: Windows
Operating system version: Windows 7 Home Premium always latest update


Hi. Filezilla, great, actually.

Recently, and continuing on the just-released 3.3.2, info below, the message log from initial connection often scrolls upwards out of its pane, obliterating the text areas and buttons at the normal top of screen.

I managed to capture the hopefully enclosed pic where it doing so less than usual, so you can see the effect in its whole context. Usually it completely masks, overwriting with text log results.

By the time you see this happen, it no longer does -- subsequent logging for ftp transfers stays in the proper log area. It seems to occur then only during the initial connection.

Thanks, and best - it's a great tool.

FileZilla Client

Version: 3.3.2

Build information:

Compiled for: i586-pc-mingw32msvc
Compiled on: x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu
Build date: 2010-02-21
Compiled with: i586-mingw32msvc-gcc (GCC) 4.2.1-sjlj (mingw32-2)
Compiler flags: -g -O2 -Wall -g -fexceptions

Linked against:

wxWidgets: 2.8.11
GnuTLS: 2.8.3

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fzoverrun.jpg (97.2 KB) - added by narration 10 years ago.
pic of the overrun

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Change History (11)

Changed 10 years ago by narration

Attachment: fzoverrun.jpg added

pic of the overrun

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by Tim Kosse

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

Known problem, appears to be a bug in Windows or the used graphics card drivers. There is nothing I can do.

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by narration

Resolution: wontfix
Status: closedreopened

Well, why did it work perfectly until about 2 weeks ago?

There was no graphics update on the machine at that time, and no other program exhibits any false graphics behaviour at all.

Graphics are very standard - newish dual-CPU laptop, with Intel embedded graphics, no special chip. I think its Mobile GL40 Express family.

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by narration

meant to say, I've been using FileZilla more than a year, without issue in any way.

comment:4 Changed 10 years ago by eclectice

To bug issuer, is your issue similar to the following issue?

comment:5 Changed 10 years ago by eclectice

Another similar issue, i think...

comment:6 Changed 10 years ago by narration

Well, I don't know why electrice would say this. Maybe because of the detail in this report.

In my view, both 5190 and 4968 identify exactly this same bug.

It's as if the scrolling mask region is in a higher-nested pane, when this happens, so that it is constrained, but including the Quick Connect bar and the Toolbar. Note that it does not write over the top menubar.

A further clue is that it either happens just during initial login to the ftp site, or only occurs there because the transaction rate is so fast - impossible to tell.

If it is the rate of transactions that gives visibility the bug, then it may be a race condition where the log pane starts writing before its mask region is set up.

As another clue, I've noticed that the overwrite problem is much worse when using the 'Reconnects to last used server' button, than when choosing a Site Manager menu option for the site.

Thanks for your attention on this, and regards,

comment:7 Changed 10 years ago by narration

p.s. had another look at the picture I included, and somehow it is actually showing only a very minor version of this problem. I was in a hurry, and am now not sure the screen capture caught all that was on screen.

This may be why electice didn't think it was the same bug.

The overwrite can be as minor as the picture shows, just hitting the bottom of the QuickConnect bar, but typically overwrites all but the text entry items of QuickConnect, and continues into overwrite of all or most of the button bar above.

comment:8 Changed 9 years ago by YK

Cc: yehuda@… added

comment:9 Changed 9 years ago by Tim Kosse

Resolution: duplicate
Status: reopenedclosed

See #4968

comment:11 Changed 8 years ago by narration

Yes, it was fixed very nicely, some time ago, and stays that way. A great program, FileZilla.

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