[Pkg-mc-devel] Bug#746990: mc: Wrong device name with symbolic link in information panel

rpnpif rpnpif at free.fr
Sun May 4 16:51:58 UTC 2014

Package: mc
Version: 3:4.8.3-10
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

in right panel of mc, display the information panel (Ctrl-x i).
The Device item of the panel displays the name of the item, example : /dev/sdb3.
Select a symbolic link to a folder on another partition, example /dev/sda4.
Enter in this path.
The previous device name (/dev/sda3) is displayed for all the files and folders
instead of the real device (/dev/sda4).

Expected behaviour : The information panel should displayed the real device
name of the file even a symbolic link is in the path.

On the bottom of the listing panel, the size of the device is good so I think
that it is possible to get the right data for the linked directory.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: 7.5
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 3.12.14 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages mc depends on:
ii  e2fslibs      1.42.5-1.1
ii  libc6         2.13-38+deb7u1
ii  libcomerr2    1.42.5-1.1
ii  libglib2.0-0  2.33.12+really2.32.4-5
ii  libgpm2       1.20.4-6
ii  libslang2     2.2.4-15
ii  mc-data       3:4.8.3-10

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