VirtualBox

Ticket #5676 (assigned defect)

Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

Appliance exporting progress bar provides misleading information.

Reported by: ibsteve2u Owned by: umoeller
Priority: minor Component: GUI
Version: VirtualBox 3.1.0 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: Windows

Description

Appliance exporting progress bar spends much time alternating between "A few seconds remaining." and "14715 days 1 hours remaining."

The former is very misleading, as is the latter - but the latter takes the cake for depressing. Perhaps the two should be combined, as in "Somewhere between a few seconds and 14715 days 1 hours remaining."

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 host, XP guests.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by umoeller

  • Owner set to umoeller
  • Status changed from new to assigned

Thanks for the report. We should take the arithmetic mean value then.

Seriously, I'll take a look. The progress business is not always trivial.

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by frank

Is this still an issue with VBox 3.2.8?

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