[PATCH 0/1] [Jaunty, Intrepid SRU, Hardy SRU] LP#224642 -- NFS rename notifications

Stefan Bader stefan.bader at canonical.com
Wed Mar 25 19:52:06 UTC 2009

Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> There is a bug in the NFS notifications system that triggers a false
> delete notification when a file is renamed over an existing file.
> This triggers icons to dissappear from the desktop when files are named.
> This is fixed by an upstream commit which corrects the NFS notifications.
> Proposing this patch for Jaunty and Intrepid SRU, and in a very slightly
> modified form for Hardy SRU.  Has been tested on Jaunty and Hardy by
> the reporters.
> -apw
> Trond Myklebust (1):
>   UBUNTU: SAUCE: NFS: Fix the notifications when renaming onto an
>     existing file
>  fs/nfs/dir.c |    9 ++++-----
>  1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
The patch looks reasonable. ACK for that, but surely Tim is right about the 
origins. Depending on the urgency of the bug the question is whether we should 
wait for Hardy and Intrepid until it is merged to Linus tree.


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