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Le 13/09/2012 16:39, Jay Lozier a écrit :

Why do you want to stop the creation of lock files?

As I understand Enda's request, the problem lies in the following situation:

1. she opens an ODF file using LibO.
2. LibO automatically creates the .~lock flag thingy.
3. she closes the ODF file without any edition, hence the ODF file contents is not changed [1]
4. the .~lock flag file is deleted

But now, the directory is flagged as having changed because of the .~lock file creation/deletion. Then her backup tool stalls on this directory that should in fact be ignored.

IMO, this is a problem with the backup tool, not LibO. But Enda didn't give many details about that part of the process.

[1] important note: at this point, the operating system records the last access time, which could also lead your backup system to process that file. There could be some option in the tool that might disable that functionnality.

Jean-Francois Nifenecker, Bordeaux

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