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use .part file naming for xfer downloads #1237

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ek4 opened this issue Aug 22, 2018 · 1 comment

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commented Aug 22, 2018

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Use a temporary filename suffixed with .part for incomplete downloads and then rename the file when the download is complete. Like what Firefox does. Then I can easily be certain whether my downloads have completed, which does not seem to be possible now in many cases.

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commented Aug 25, 2018

An alternative solution is to have a separate directory for completed downloads.

@flashcode flashcode added this to the 2.7 milestone Oct 5, 2019
@flashcode flashcode closed this in 3c0bdc1 Oct 5, 2019
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@flashcode flashcode removed the in progress label Oct 5, 2019
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