Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 846751
Does not work on file systems w/o support for hardlinks
Last modified: 2013-08-01 00:15:26 EDT
Created attachment 603058 [details]
git patch against gnome-keyring 3.4.1.
Description of problem:
gnome-keyring does not work if the underlying file system does not
support hardlinks. An example of such a system are EMC storage
servers mounted via CIFS. Their CIFS implementation does not
hardlinks. gnome-keyring uses link(2) to implement a transaction
system; obviously this fails. For more information see
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
All versions. Tested with 3.4.1 and prior versions
You need an EMC machine or another feilsystem without links (FAT?).
Steps to Reproduce:
I have developed a fix which cleany applies to 3.4.1 and solves the
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