Ticket #4076 (closed defect: invalid)

Opened 2 years ago

Last modified 2 years ago

editor_option_save_position=true in ~/.config/mc/ini doesn't work

Reported by: apio Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: mcedit Version: 4.8.24
Keywords: editor_option_save_position Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Branch state: no branch Votes for changeset:

Description (last modified by andrew_b) (diff)

When i reopen file for edit, cursor is in the begin of the file instead it old place.

admin1c@gsu1cserver:~$ LC_MESSAGES=C mc -V
GNU Midnight Commander 4.8.24
Built with GLib 2.56.4
Using the S-Lang library with terminfo database
With builtin Editor and Aspell support
With subshell support as default
With support for background operations
With mouse support on xterm and Linux console
With support for X11 events
With internationalization support
With multiple codepages support
Virtual File Systems: cpiofs, tarfs, sfs, extfs, ftpfs, sftpfs, fish
Data types: char: 8; int: 32; long: 64; void *: 64; size_t: 64; off_t: 64;

admin1c@gsu1cserver:~$ LC_MESSAGES=C mc -F
Home directory: /home/admin1c
Profile root directory: /home/admin1c

[System data]
    Config directory: /etc/mc/
    Data directory:   /usr/share/mc/
    File extension handlers: /usr/lib/mc/ext.d/
    VFS plugins and scripts: /usr/lib/mc/
        extfs.d:        /usr/lib/mc/extfs.d/
        fish:           /usr/lib/mc/fish/

[User data]
    Config directory: /home/admin1c/.config/mc/
    Data directory:   /home/admin1c/.local/share/mc/
        skins:          /home/admin1c/.local/share/mc/skins/
        extfs.d:        /home/admin1c/.local/share/mc/extfs.d/
        fish:           /home/admin1c/.local/share/mc/fish/
        mcedit macros:  /home/admin1c/.local/share/mc/mc.macros
        mcedit external macros: /home/admin1c/.local/share/mc/mcedit/macros.d/macro.*
    Cache directory:  /home/admin1c/.cache/mc/

admin1c@gsu1cserver:~$ mc --configure-options
 '--build=x86_64-linux-gnu' '--prefix=/usr' '--includedir=${prefix}/include' '--mandir=${prefix}/share/man' '--infodir=${prefix}/share/info' '--sysconfdir=/etc' '--localstatedir=/var' '--libexecdir=/usr/lib' '--srcdir=.' '--disable-maintainer-mode' '--disable-dependency-tracking' '--disable-silent-rules' '--with-x' '--with-screen=slang' '--enable-aspell' '--disable-rpath' '--disable-static' 'build_alias=x86_64-linux-gnu' 'CFLAGS=-g -O2 -fdebug-prefix-map=/build/mc-4.8.24=. -fstack-protector-strong -Wformat -Werror=format-security' 'LDFLAGS=-Wl,-Bsymbolic-functions -Wl,-z,relro' 'CPPFLAGS=-Wdate-time -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2'

Change History

comment:1 Changed 2 years ago by andrew_b

  • Version changed from master to 4.8.24
  • Milestone changed from 4.8.25 to Future Releases

Cannot confirm. Works fine for me for years.

comment:2 Changed 2 years ago by andrew_b

  • Description modified (diff)

comment:3 Changed 2 years ago by andrew_b

What is value of filepos_max_saved_entries?

comment:4 Changed 2 years ago by apio

Thankyou for atention.

filepos_max_saved_entries=1024

comment:5 Changed 2 years ago by andrew_b

Please show the output of

ls -lR ~/.config/mc  ~/.local/share/mc ~/.cache/mc
Last edited 2 years ago by andrew_b (previous) (diff)

comment:6 Changed 2 years ago by apio

Thank You very much for your diagnostic!!!

admin1c@gsu1cserver:~$ ls -l ~/.config/mc ~/.local/share/mc ~/.cache/mc
/home/admin1c/.cache/mc:
итого 8
drwx------ 2 root    root    4096 дек  2 09:28 mcedit
-rw-rw-r-- 1 admin1c admin1c   35 апр 24 20:28 Tree

/home/admin1c/.config/mc:
итого 16
-rw-rw-r-- 1 admin1c grp1cv8   32 янв  9 08:37 hotlist
-rw-rw-r-- 1 admin1c grp1cv8    0 янв  9 08:37 hotlist.bak
-rw-rw-r-- 1 admin1c admin1c 3765 апр 24 20:31 ini
drwx------ 2 admin1c admin1c 4096 дек  2 09:28 mcedit
-rw-rw-r-- 1 admin1c admin1c  823 апр 24 20:31 panels.ini

/home/admin1c/.local/share/mc:
итого 20
-rw-r--r-- 1 root    root     135 янв 21 13:33 filepos
-rw-r--r-- 1 admin1c grp1cv8  135 апр 24 20:32 filepos.tmp
-rw------- 1 admin1c admin1c 4391 апр 24 20:32 history
drwx------ 2 admin1c admin1c 4096 янв 26 21:33 mcedit

Some files owned by root. I fixed it and save cursor position is work. Its fine!!!

Last edited 2 years ago by andrew_b (previous) (diff)

comment:7 Changed 2 years ago by andrew_b

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Milestone Future Releases deleted

Always use su - not just su to switch to root:

https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/7013/why-do-we-use-su-and-not-just-su (in English)
https://www.altlinux.org/Su (in Russian)

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