[OpenAFS] windows explore refresh
Wed, 25 Apr 2007 08:56:09 -0700
On Wed, Apr 25, 2007 at 08:57:30AM -0400, Stephen Joyce wrote:
> Hi David,
> 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.
I use unc paths almost exclusively. Seems we have found the same
Doing fs flush fixed the issue for some time -- but it eventually
started happening again. It's tempting to try to cron an fs flush on
windows to avoid it.
> Cheers, Stephen
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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?
> >David Bear
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