Bug 187598 - nautilus fails on EEXIST when copying
nautilus fails on EEXIST when copying
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nautilus (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tomáš Bžatek
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Reported: 2006-04-01 11:04 EST by Vladimir Kotal
Modified: 2015-03-03 17:28 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-05-06 11:44:16 EDT
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strace -f -F -p <nautilus_pid> (7.00 KB, application/octet-stream)
2006-04-01 11:06 EST, Vladimir Kotal
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Description Vladimir Kotal 2006-04-01 11:04:13 EST
Description of problem:

when copying files from case-sensitive filesystem to case-insensitive filesystem (e.g. from ext3 to USB 
disk) nautilus dies on EEXIST silently when "existing" file is detected.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:

by creating two files which differ only in one letter - one file has lower letter, second has upper letter 
and copying the files from case-sensitive FS to case-insensitive FS.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. create two files on case-sensitive FS, e.g. "One.txt" and "one.txt"
2. copy these two files via nautilus to case-insensitive FS
Actual results:

nautilus dies upon EEXIST silently

Expected results:

nautilus should prompt user what to do (overwrite/skip/cancel)

Additional info:

Description of my setup:

I was copying my mp3 albums to backup USB disk. One of the albums has following files in it:

[root@erazim Bachelor No. 2-cd1]# ls -al
total 71324
drwxrwxr-x 2 techie lidi    4096 Sep  2  2004 .
drwxrwxr-x 4 techie lidi    4096 Nov 12 22:33 ..
-rwxrwxr-x 1 techie lidi 5988833 Nov 12 22:35 Calling It Quits.mp3
-rwxrwxr-x 1 techie lidi 8069025 Nov 12 22:35 Deathly.mp3
-rwxrwxr-x 1 techie lidi 5503068 Nov 12 22:35 Driving Sideways.mp3
-rwxrwxr-x 1 techie lidi 5039678 Nov 12 22:35 Ghost World.mp3
-rwxrwxr-x 1 techie lidi 3631104 Nov 12 22:35 How Am I Different.mp3
-rwxrwxr-x 1 techie lidi 5904408 Nov 12 22:35 It Takes All Kinds.mp3
-rwxrwxr-x 1 techie lidi 1983078 Nov 12 22:35 Just Like Anyone.mp3
-rwxrwxr-x 1 techie lidi 4545364 Nov 12 22:35 Nothing is Good Enough.mp3
-rwxrwxr-x 1 techie lidi 5377257 Nov 12 22:35 Red Vines.mp3
-rwxrwxr-x 1 techie lidi 5992448 Nov 12 22:35 Satellite.mp3
-rwxrwxr-x 1 techie lidi 5547509 Nov 12 22:35 Susan.mp3
-rwxrwxr-x 1 techie lidi 4483328 Nov 12 22:35 The Fall of the World's Ow.mp3
-rwxrwxr-x 1 techie lidi 5314688 Nov 12 22:35 You do.mp3
-rwxrwxr-x 1 techie lidi 5400399 Nov 12 22:35 You Do.mp3

- notice the last two files

I was copying the files via nautilus and when it detected that one of the files exist on USB disk (which 
has case-insenstive FS on it), it silently exited so the rest of mp3 albums was not copied (which is really 
undesirable since I wanted to backup all of the albums)

nautilus died with the messages stored in nautilus-copy-fail.log (attached)
Comment 1 Vladimir Kotal 2006-04-01 11:06:15 EST
Created attachment 127177 [details]
strace -f -F -p <nautilus_pid>
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-04-03 22:30:08 EDT
Fedora apologizes that these issues have not been resolved yet. We're
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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-05-06 11:44:14 EDT
This bug is open for a Fedora version that is no longer maintained and
will not be fixed by Fedora. Therefore we are closing this bug.

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