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The action could not be completed... (2 posts)

  • Started 11 years ago by James
  • Latest reply 11 years ago from Jim Matthews
  • James Member

    I am getting this error message while working with a Dreamhost FTP site:

    The action could not be completed because files and folders could not be created in your selected download folder.
    Try choosing a different folder from the "Save downloaded files to" menu in the Download pane of the Preferences.

    So I tried to open the Fetch preferences, and I get this error message:

    The action could not be completed because an error has occurred.
    Assertion (this->is_initialized()) failed in "../../Libraries/boost/boost/optional/optional.hpp", function "type name boost:optional_default::optional_base<T>::pointer_type boost::optional<T>::operator->() [with T = Utilities::Window)", line 532

    I should mention that I am not able to do anything with the FTP site at this point. Any command results in the first error message. I have to quit Fetch and reopen it. The preferences will now work. My "Save downloaded files to" is set to "Ask every time".

    Posted 11 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator


    Thanks for contacting us about this. Could you send us your Fetch.log file? It will help us figure out what is causing this error.

    To find the Fetch.log file:

    1) Open Fetch
    2) Choose "Fetch Transcript" from the Window menu
    3) Choose "Show Fetch.log in Finder" from the File menu

    You can send the file to .


    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 11 years ago #


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