[Tellico-users] Re: missleading error message?

Robby Stephenson robby at periapsis.org
Thu Oct 14 02:33:06 UTC 2010


Thanks for the email.

On Tuesday 05 October 2010, Sandor Bodo-Merle wrote:
> This message led me to investigate the amazon fetcher - but after a few
> minutes
> i found the real problem for this: my /tmp folder was full (another
> process trashed it since i opened the tellico collection).
> I think that this message is missleading because at this point tellico
> try to fetch (or load) the image from amazon, and as such i associate
> the failure with the
> data provider and not with local storage problem.
> Maybe the ImageFactory should be extended to check for the case when it
> is unable to add the image because out of disk space?
> Unfortunately i have limited time to dig into this atm - but it would be
> nice to fix tellico against "disk full" condition in some way...

Sure, I'm open to ideas. Probably throwing up a big error dialog that says 
"your /tmp directory is full" is about the best, right?


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