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Call stat before opening file for reading #562

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@torkil torkil commented Jul 23, 2015

Calling stat after opening a file for reading will in some server
configurations(?) lead to IOError: The message 'filename' is
not extractable.

Calling stat from inside the prefetch-body has led users to
receive IOError: The message [<filename>] is not extractable.
@torkil torkil changed the title prefetch now requires file_size to be passed in as a parameter Call stat before opening file for reading Jul 23, 2015
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Do you have more info on what "some server configurations" means exactly - i.e., is there a reproducible way we can test this out?

The change seems reasonable at a glance either way, though, so thanks!

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torkil commented Jul 30, 2015

The erroneous server configuration is something which have been pointed out in issues I think are related see, #194 #530

I also think this is due, at least in some way, to

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