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Bug 1355 – Problems when uploading files from symlinked location (such as deduplicated drive)

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: Problems when uploading files from symlinked lo...
: Core
: 5.12 beta
: Unspecified
: Bug
: Medium
: 5.14
: FIXED
: RESOLVED
: 0
Comment #1
2015-09-04 11:31
https://winscp.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=15754
Emails with Tyson B. Domer in August-September 2015.
Comment #3
2015-09-04 11:40
The problem is that GetFileAttributes WinAPI function randomly fails for some files in a symlinked path. For the same two consecutive API calls the function produce a different results.
Comment #4
2015-09-04 11:42
The problem manifests as "A call to an OS function failed".
Comment #6
2018-09-21 11:33
Workaround implemented.
Comment #7
2018-09-22 07:54
Comment #8
2020-11-02 12:21
Related to Bug 1918.
Comment #9
2020-11-02 13:59
The problem was not in WinSCP, but was newly introduced due to a code refactoring in WinSCP 5.12.
Mainly by Commit 5cba2a56.
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