[Geany-Devel] Simplifying file saving options

Jiří Techet techet at xxxxx
Wed Aug 19 13:14:53 UTC 2015

On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 11:52 AM, Thomas Martitz <kugel at rockbox.org> wrote:

> Hello,
>> I would suggest removing the file saving option mentioned in (3) above
>> and have just a single settings option like
>> use_gio_file_operations
>> Opinions?
> IIRC saving to temp file, then renaming isn't the default, because of
> concerns since both the rename and setting permissions can fail depending
> on the filesystem and permissions on the parent directly.

The use_gio_unsafe_file_saving=true is the default (and it should be kept
this way) and it does the renaming.

> IIRC#2 it's called unsafe because the above issues are even more apparent
> on remote file systems.

In my opinion use_atomic_file_saving=true is much worse on remote file
systems because it destroys file metadata.


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