Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 492615
fails to save files over cifs
Last modified: 2009-11-19 03:44:27 EST
Created attachment 337049 [details]
screenshot of gedit error
Description of problem:
gedit fails to save files on CIFS shares
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a file on a CIFS share. For example:
$ cat >/nas/dimitri/foo.txt <<EOF
$ ls -l /nas/dimitri/foo.txt
-rwxrwxrwx 1 dimitri dimitri 5 Mar 27 2009 /nas/dimitri/foo.txt
$ mount | grep nas
//192.168.1.3/dimitri on /nas/dimitri type cifs (rw,mand,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
2. Edit that file.
3. Try to save.
Error messages pop up:
Could not save the file ...
Unexpected error: Invalid argument
The file is not saved.
The file is saved without questions.
I do understand this may be a cifs/smbfs limitation. However it is a real nuisance. I think it should be worked around if possible.
I have found the following bug report, but it's not the same error message so it's probably unrelated:
Additionally there's an error from the error popup. From stderr:
** (gedit:3737): WARNING **: Hit unhandled case 13 (Invalid argument) in parse_error.
Mmmh... Maybe it's related after all:
Still there in Fedora 11.
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Still there in Fedora 11 as I have already said.
Bumping 10 -> 11
Will test Fedora 12 soon.
Seems to have been fixed in Fedora 12.
Unable to reproduce this gedit problem after upgrading.