Bug 218746 - Symlinked files are not copied properly over a "Shell link"
Symlinked files are not copied properly over a "Shell link"
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mc (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jindrich Novy
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Reported: 2006-12-07 04:24 EST by Jan ONDREJ
Modified: 2013-07-02 19:19 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-05-06 13:07:55 EDT
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Description Jan ONDREJ 2006-12-07 04:24:56 EST
Description of problem:
When copying files from other machine over a "Shell link", only first N bytes
are copyed from symlinked files.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
mc-4.6.1a-35.fc6, may be later too

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. ssh host1 ln -s /etc/hosts hosts
2. mc
3. press F9 and select "Shell link ..."
4. type "host1"
5. go to your home at host1 and find file "hosts" here
6. try to open with F3 or copy with F5

Actual results:
I can see this text: "# Do not r"

Expected results:
To see whole /etc/hosts file.

Additional info:
It looks, like the length of this text is based on length of symlink.
In this example, the length of:
  "# Do not r"
is equal to:
as you can see.
Comment 1 Jindrich Novy 2006-12-07 04:46:59 EST
Reproduced & confirmed, seems to be a bug in FISH.
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 01:08:21 EDT
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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-05-06 13:07:53 EDT
This bug is open for a Fedora version that is no longer maintained and
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