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Re: page modified but... really?


2016-11-05 16:26 GMT+01:00 JP Vossen <jp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

> 04.11.2016 17:24 időpontban Alberto Valverde ezt írta:
>> Hi list,
>>> very often when I am enjoying zim wiki in windows 7, I get a warning
>>> saying that the page I am working on has been modified. I think this
>>> happens because my hard disk is encrypted by PGP, or because some
>>> other security software did some changes on it
>>> When this happens, the only option I need (overwrite and ignore
>>> whatever or whoever did unauthorized changes) is not available.
>>> Furthermore, I can't find an option to configure a default behaviour
>>> for this kind of situations.
>>> Since this is very frequent, and I am using a corporate computer which
>>> has a standard platform ... something makes me think that the
>>> algorithm used for detecting changes is detecting false positives. I
>>> mean, maybe the checksum changed, but not the content
>>> Please could you check the checking method and add an option to ignore
>>> changes and overwrite them?
> On 11/05/2016 05:50 AM, Mukli Krisztián wrote:
> > Hi keeweel!
> >
> > Same issue here, I experienced similar using with Windows 7 without
> > encryption, Windows 10 with or without Bitlocker, Debian 8 with LUKS. So
> > I think, this issue is independent from encryption. By the way, I often
> > get this warning, when cloud-syncing client synchronizing the actually
> > edited page (I'm using owncloud client, but maybe same issue with other
> > clients). When this happening, owncloud-client finding confliction and
> > create a new file with same name and .conflict extension.
> >
> > This is only my observation, but I interested to yours and others
> > experiences. Yes, overwriting function should be useful, but lack of
> > this function maybe has technical reasons.
> +1 for this idea.
> I have not noticed false positives.  My notebook lives on a remote drive
> and I sometimes accidentally do modify the same page from 2 places. When
> that happens I know which one I want to keep, but since I can't overwrite I
> have to do manually delete the on-disk file then re-save from the correct
> instance.
> Thanks,
> JP
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> JP Vossen, CISSP | http://www.jpsdomain.org/ | http://bashcookbook.com/
so, any developer listening? do you think this feature could be implemented
in future releases?
thank you in advance,


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