[OpenAFS] windows explore refresh
Wed, 25 Apr 2007 08:57:30 -0400 (EDT)
Are you accessing the AFS folders via a UNC path (\\afs\...) or a mapped
drive (H:..., etc)?
I saw this issue only when trying to use a UNC path, as advised by the
docs. When I went back to mapped drives, refreshes are always immediate. I
reported this bug: http://grand.central.org/rt/Ticket/Display.html?id=50864
There's a bit more technical info in RT from Jeff Altman on this problem.
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On Tue, 17 Apr 2007, David Bear wrote:
> I have noted recently that with openafs 1.4.01 the windows explore
> interface does not seem to refresh itself properly when certain
> actions occur.
> One use case is when you use the windows explore to create a new
> folder. After the new folder is create, you do not see that it created
> anything, unless you press f5 (or use view refresh). This leads to a
> lot of folders being called 'New Folder', 'New Folder (2)', etc.
> The other use case we noted windows refresh not working is we you
> rename a folder. You can right click the folder, select rename, type
> in the new name. When complete you see no change unless you refresh.
> This seems like new behavior, I have not noticed this in the past with
> files in afs.
> Has anyone else noted this? Perhaps one of the windows updates
> microsoft released last week as done some thing undesireable?
> any thoughts?
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