[Gluster-users] Trashcan issue with vim editor
Anoop C S
anoopcs at redhat.com
Thu Feb 4 06:35:55 UTC 2016
On Fri, 2016-01-29 at 18:59 +0530, PankaJ Singh wrote:
> Thanks Anoop for the help,
> Would you please tell me when can we expect this new release with
> this bug fix.
Please find the corresponding patch posted for mainline at . I am
not sure whether we can back port the same and include it for 3.7.8. I
will update the thread asap.
--Anoop C S.
> Thanks & Reagrds
> On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 12:42 PM, Anoop C S <anoopcs at redhat.com>
> > On Wed, 2016-01-27 at 15:25 +0530, PankaJ Singh wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > We are using gluster 3.7.6 on ubuntu 14.04. We are facing an
> > issue
> > > with trashcan feature.
> > > Our scenario is as follow:
> > >
> > > 1. 2 node server (ubuntu 14.04 with glusterfs 3.7.6)
> > > 2. 1 client node (ubuntu 14.04)
> > > 3. I have created one volume vol1 with 2 bricks in replica and
> > with
> > > transport = tcp mode.
> > > 4. I have enabled quota on vol1
> > > 5. Now I have enabled trashcan feature on vol1
> > > 6. Now I have mounted vol1 on client's home directory "mount -t
> > > glusterfs -o transport=tcp server-1:/vol1 /home/"
> > > 7. Now when I logged in via any existing non-root user and
> > perform
> > > any editing via vim editor then I getting this error "E200:
> > *ReadPre
> > > autocommands made the file unreadable" and my user's home
> > > directory permission get changed to 000. after sometime these
> > > permission gets revert back automatically.
> > >
> > > (NOTE: user's home directories are copied in mounted directory
> > > glusterfs volume vol1)
> > >
> > As discussed over irc, we will definitely look into this issue 
> > and
> > get back asap. On the other side, I have some solid reasons in
> > recommending not to use swap/backup files, created/used by Vim,
> > when
> > trash is enabled for a volume (assuming you have the basic vimrc
> > config
> > where swap/backup files are enabled by default):
> > 1. You will see lot of foo.swpx/foo.swp files (with time stamp
> > appended
> > in their filenames) inside trashcan as Vim creates and removes
> > these
> > swap files every now and then.
> > 2. Regarding backup files, you will notice a list of 4913 named
> > files
> > inside .trashcan. These files are created and deleted by Vim to
> > make
> > sure that it can create files in the current directory. And of
> > course every time you save it with :w.
> > 3. Similar is the case with undo files like .foo.un~.
> > 4. Last but not the least, every time you do a :w, Vim performs a
> > truncate operation which will cause the previous version of file
> > to
> > be moved to .trashcan.
> > Having said that, you can insert the following lines to your vimrc
> > file
> > to prevent those unnecessary files, described through first 3
> > points,
> > to land inside .trashcan.
> > set noundofile
> > set noswapfile
> > set nobackup
> > set nowritebackup
> > As per the current implementation, we cannot prevent previous
> > versions
> > of file being created inside trash directory and I think these
> > files
> > will serve as backup files for future which is a good to have
> > feature.
> >  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1302307
> > --Anoop C S
> > >
> > > Thanks & Regards
> > > PankaJ Singh
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