Ticket #4650 (closed Bug report: fixed)

Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

Delete soft link to file sometimes removes the target file instead

Reported by: cwahlgren Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: FileZilla Client
Keywords: delete link file Cc:
Operating system type: Windows Operating system version: Windows XP SP2


Deleting a soft link to a file sometimes deletes the target file instead of the link.

A log file is attatched where you can see the surprising "Response" of deleting the target file instead.

The remote server is Redhat Enterprise Linux 5.
FileZilla Client


filezilla.log Download (5.9 KB) - added by cwahlgren 6 years ago.
FileZilla log file.

Change History

Changed 6 years ago by cwahlgren

FileZilla log file.

Changed 6 years ago by cwahlgren

Here's the original listing on the remote server:

[root@rhel5 tmp]# ll
total 36
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 8 Jul 9 14:13 test.jar -> test.zip
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 9331 Jul 8 20:13 test.zip
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 9331 Jul 8 20:13 test.zip.bkp

Changed 6 years ago by codesquid

  • status changed from new to closed
  • resolution set to fixed

Thanks for reporting, will be fixed in the next version.

Please try the upcoming 2009-07-10 build from http://filezilla-project.org/nightly.php

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