On Wed 26 Apr, netsurf-develop-request(a)lists.sourceforge.net wrote:
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 09:26:30 +0100 (BST)
From: John-Mark Bell <jmb202(a)ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Subject: Re: [Netsurf-develop] Upgrading error?
On Mon, 24 Apr 2006, Gordon F McLaren wrote:
> A strange error when saving a netsurf upgrade zip?
> RO4.39Adjust gives the following error message on drag and dropping
> a downloaded netsurf/zip file on top of an existing zip file:-
> The file could not be saved due to an error:
> ADFS:..........netsurf/zip is a directory
This is usually caused by having SparkFS running at the time.
> Doing the same operation with RO4.39Select does not error, and with
> the overwrite choices set, asks whether to overwrite or not!
> If the zip file is saved elsewhere and then dragged and dropped the
> file overwrite works ok.
Unless I'm misremembering (highly probable), NetSurf will refuse to
overwrite an existing file/directory.
I've done a couple of tests with an RO4.39Adjust RPC and can confim
that with SparkFS loaded at boot time this /error/ occurs.
Disabling SparkFS at boot time lets the /proper/ overwrite notice be
displayed and on clicking Yes then the file is overwritten as expected!
So what's different between RO4.39 Select and Adjust I wonder? Both OSs
were loading SparkFS at boot time!
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