Topic "Can't exit from deleted directory"

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kapela86

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Steps to reproduce (tested this only on ssh connection):
1. Create some directory on server and enter it in WinSCP, for example
Code:
/abc

2. Remove that directory on server by some other method (I use Kitty, a fork of Putty)
3. Now in WinSCP try going to parent directory, you will receive an error
Code:
Cannot get real path for '/abc/..'.
No such file or directory.
Error code: 2
Error message from server: No such file

It's probably related to my other bug report, I suspect that going to parent directory forces WinSCP to refresh current directory (which is a really stupid thing to do...)
martin◆
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Location: Prague, Czechia
Thanks for your report.
Well, WinSCP does what the SFTP standard mandates it should do. And it has this unfortunate side effect.
We will consider implementing some kind of a fallback.
WinSCP definitely does not refresh the current directory, when going to the parent folder.
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