FS#44785 - [gvfs] No write access through programs to gvfs mounted samba-shares

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Lev Cohan (lev) - Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 23:36 GMT
Last edited by Balló György (City-busz) - Thursday, 08 June 2023, 18:44 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Upstream Bugs
Status Closed
Assigned To Jan de Groot (JGC)
Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


After the update of

gvfs (1.22.3 -> 1.24.1-1)
gvfs-smb (1.22.3 -> 1.24.1-1)

I can't write anymore on encfs stashes which are located on samba shares. The encfs stashes become therefore read-only. A downgrade of the two packages remedies this problem.

Apparently this isn't only encfs-related, see:
Here a user reports problems with calibre and the gvfs mounted samba shares after the upgrade to 1.24.1 .

I created an upstream bug report:
This task depends upon

Closed by  Balló György (City-busz)
Thursday, 08 June 2023, 18:44 GMT
Reason for closing:  Upstream
Comment by Lev Cohan (lev) - Thursday, 30 April 2015, 15:42 GMT
Original upstream bug report:

The problem is not backend-specific.
Comment by Lev Cohan (lev) - Monday, 31 December 2018, 05:00 GMT
A patch has been submitted on May 14th, 2018.


Push of patch to master is very likely.

Comment by Balló György (City-busz) - Thursday, 08 June 2023, 18:44 GMT
It's a very old upstream issue, so I'm closing it now as it's probably not relevant nowadays.