Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 218746
Symlinked files are not copied properly over a "Shell link"
Last modified: 2013-07-02 19:19:08 EDT
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
Steps to Reproduce:
1. ssh host1 ln -s /etc/hosts hosts
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
I can see this text: "# Do not r"
To see whole /etc/hosts file.
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.
Reproduced & confirmed, seems to be a bug in FISH.
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