Nautilus erases files before copying

Bug #102276 reported by paolope on 2007-04-03
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
nautilus (Ubuntu)
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Bug description

Binary package hint: nautilus

If I make a multiple file copy from a file system (e.g. /media/sdb2) to an other (/media/sdb3) and some files already exist, I get a warning of replacement. If I accept the replacement, the affected files are FIRST ERASED, and then copied.
So if one aborts copy, the files are lost

Procedure to reproduce on Nautilus
copy one directory from /media/sb2
paste into /media/sdb3

paste again into /media/sdb3
you get dialog box with choice of replace or skip files
accept replace

cancel copy and files are lost on /media/sdb3

Ubuntu Eggy Eft 6.10,
Nautilus 2.16.1
kernel 2.6.17

system Pentium 4-3000 dual core 500Mram 2x75G SATA disks 250G ethernet disk

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thanks for your bug report. This bug has been reported to the developers of the software. You can track it and make comments here:

Changed in nautilus:
assignee: nobody → desktop-bugs
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: Unconfirmed → Confirmed
Changed in nautilus:
status: Unknown → Unconfirmed
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status: New → Invalid
Changed in nautilus:
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Changed in nautilus:
status: Unknown → Confirmed
Changed in nautilus:
importance: Unknown → High
isoma (isoma) wrote :

Upsteam bug was a duplicate, original bug URL is

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