Re: bugs & press
- From: "Jaap A. Haitsma" <jaap haitsma org>
- To: Stormy Peters <stormy gnome org>
- Cc: GNOME Marketing List <marketing-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: bugs & press
- Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2009 07:34:14 +0200
I think your mighty powers have solved somehow it already. :-)
I just mounted a remote server with sshfs and both gedit and gnumeric
can load and save files.
I'm running the beta Karmic Koala so GNOME 2.28
On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 21:12, Stormy Peters <stormy gnome org> wrote:
> She says:
>> Carla Schroder also commented on her status:
>> "Hi Stormy, the problem apps are Gedit and Gnumeric. It's consistent no
>> matter what distro they're installed on.
>> Here's the short story: Gedit will not save to a SSHFS share, it gives
>> this error message:
>> 'Could not save the file /home/carla/sshfs/easylist.
>> You do not have the permissions necessary to save the file. Please check
>> that you typed the location correctly and try again.'
>> Sometimes disabling 'Create a backup copy before saving' cures it,
>> sometimes not.
>> Gnumeric will not save to an SSHFS share. The save fails with an
>> 'Operation not permitted' message. I can use File-Save As once and save it
>> under a new name. Then subsequent saves fail.
>> I didn't keep a record of the bug reports or forum discussions on this,
>> there are many. This bug report is similar to my issue, and typical of what
>> I remember reading:
>> If you can fix this you have mighty powers. I didn't bother pursuing it
>> any further; ordinarily I would look for a workaround or file a bug report,
>> but that didn't seem like it would accomplish anything in this case."
> On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 1:44 PM, Jaap A. Haitsma <jaap haitsma org> wrote:
>> I'd be surprised that this is the case. Gedit and Gnumeric both use
>> gio/gvfs at least in their latest releases. I'd be very surprised if
>> that is broken because in that case almost no GNOME app would be able
>> to save to a network share
>> So maybe best to ask her which version she is running of GNOME and which
>> On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 19:25, Stormy Peters <stormy gnome org> wrote:
>> > Carla Schroder is a press person who's been pretty friendly towards us.
>> > Any
>> > way we could get this bug fixed and then send her an email? Maybe she'd
>> > write about it ...
>> > (And please don't send her any emails of "it's already fixed if she'd
>> > just
>> > do this" or "it won't be fixed because ..." or ...)
>> > Stormy
>> > From Facebook:
>> > Carla Schroder Yet one more reason Gnome is annoying and broken: Gedit
>> > and
>> > Gnumeric will not save to network shares. Many old bug reports languish.
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