Opened 14 years ago

Closed 14 years ago

#4650 closed Bug report (fixed)

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:
Component version: 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

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filezilla.log (5.9 KB ) - added by cwahlgren 14 years ago.
FileZilla log file.

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Change History (3)

by cwahlgren, 14 years ago

Attachment: filezilla.log added

FileZilla log file.

comment:1 by cwahlgren, 14 years ago

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 ->
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 9331 Jul 8 20:13
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 9331 Jul 8 20:13

comment:2 by Tim Kosse, 14 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

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

Please try the upcoming 2009-07-10 build from

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