[Sugar-devel] Journal and filenames on USB disks - more leases.sig problems
tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Wed Jul 1 09:08:15 EDT 2009
On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 19:41, Martin Langhoff<martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am trying to get leases.sig from the XS to the USB stick. On 8.2.x,
> Browse.xo saves the file as
> File leases.sig from http://...
> ... two possible ways to move next.
> Copy and rename
> 1 - Insert (fat-formatted) USB stick, once mounted copy the file to
> the USB stick. Check on Terminal indicates that the file has the LFN
> we expect ("File leases.sig from http://...").
> 2 - Switch to the 'USB disk' view of the Journal.
> 3 - Rename the file to leases.sig . A check from the commandline
> shows that the file has not been renamed. Oops?. The Journal only
> renames the metadata. Bug?
> Rename and copy
> 1 - Rename the file in the Journal to 'leases.sig'
> 2 - Insert (fat-formatted) USB stick, once mounted copy the file to
> the USB stick. The Journal reports that the file is called lease.sig.
> From terminal I can see that the file is called lease.sig.txt . Bug?
> Is there a better way to do this?
If you go through the archives, you will find that this was discussed
some weeks ago, I think it was Tony Forster who started the
And we have tickets in trac as well.
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