Bug 397101 - kwrite should notify about non-existing file/permissions
kwrite should notify about non-existing file/permissions
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kdebase (Show other bugs)
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Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-11-23 12:24 EST by Reindl Harald
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-11-24 10:54:51 EST
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KDE Software Compilation 152826 None None None Never

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Description Reindl Harald 2007-11-23 12:24:44 EST
kwrite has a bug that can make crazy beginners

kwrite /etc/this-does-not-exist.txt
Says nothing, opens an empty editor an may save the file
But if you have misstyped the filename you dont know this

kwrite /boot/grub/grub.conf
Opens as normal user an empty editor instead to 
say there are no permissions

Do not know if this is a kde bug or only in kde of fedora, but sometimes its a
pain - In the first case the apllication should make a request to create the non
existing file or cancel.

In the second case it should tell the user that the file exists but he has no
Comment 1 Rex Dieter 2007-11-23 12:41:47 EST
This is (almost) certainly an upstream kde issue (not a fedora one).  I'd
suggest taking this to bugs.kde.org instead.
Comment 2 Reindl Harald 2007-11-24 08:52:32 EST
Done: http://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=152826
Comment 3 Rex Dieter 2007-11-24 10:54:51 EST
Thank you, we'll continue to track this upstream.

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