[Pkg-mc-devel] [Bug 897942] Re: MC deletes the wrong file

Maarten Bezemer maarten.bezemer at gmail.com
Sat Feb 18 23:46:14 UTC 2012

Note: one *must* do step 1, otherwise mc notices the change and asks
whether to delete 'vital' (which is also dangerous when not reading

But I can confirm

** Changed in: mc (Ubuntu)
       Status: New => Incomplete

** Changed in: mc (Ubuntu)
       Status: Incomplete => Confirmed

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  MC deletes the wrong file

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Bug description:
  My Ubuntu version: 11.10
  Midnight Commander version: 3:

  1, Switch off delete confirmation. (Not important, but more dramatic.)

  2, Go to a directory with two files: "junk" and "vital".

  3, Outside MC, delete "junk".

  4, In MC, press F8 on "junk".

  5, Oops, you've deleted "vital".

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