Bug 517786 - gedit does not save files on msdos file system
gedit does not save files on msdos file system
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gedit (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Reported: 2009-08-17 04:02 EDT by Radek Liboska
Modified: 2009-12-18 04:40 EST (History)
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Description Radek Liboska 2009-08-17 04:02:51 EDT
Description of problem:

gedit does not save edited file on FAT16 file system, mounted as "-t msdos"
No error is reported, saving is proceed silently as usual, but the content of the saved file is not altered. 

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

gedit 2.24.3

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:

1. mount msdos image to the user directory
 (e.g. mount -t msdos -o loop,UID=myuser,GID=myuser ./DOS.img /home/myuser/DOS
 the /home/myuser/DOS could be mapped as disk c: in dosbox and works well) 
2. open any of (text) files in /home/myuser/DOS in gedit and edit it
3. "save" file and exit gedit
Actual results:

edited file still has its original content, no changes are recorded, but date stamp of the file is changed.

Expected results:

edited file should have new content.

Additional info:

se-linux was disabled, no other application accessed edited file(s).
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