Filezilla.xml~ Couldn't Be Removed

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Filezilla.xml~ Couldn't Be Removed

#1 Post by K9BM » 2014-07-27 16:58

Every time I exit Filezilla after connecting to a server somewhere, I get an error dialog that says "File 'C:\Users\My Name\AppData\Roaming\filezilla.xml~' couldn't be removed (error 0: the operation completed successfully.)" Is this an error or isn't it--I can't tell from the wording!

So I go into that directory and delete the file filezilla.xml~ which I guess is some sort of temp file? It deletes just fine for me. Then I restart Filezilla and connect to a server and then exit Filezillla. Immediately I see the filezilla.xml~ file being written and the error dialog pops up

What is this file? What does this error mean (if it really is an error)? And why can I remove the file but Filezilla can't (even though it can obviously WRITE the file to begin with)? Running Filezilla 3.9.0.1. Thanks....

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Re: Filezilla.xml~ Couldn't Be Removed

#2 Post by botg » 2014-07-27 21:54

Is your home directory located on a network share?

Is there a third-party program scanning, indexing or syncing files in your home directory?

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Re: Filezilla.xml~ Couldn't Be Removed

#3 Post by K9BM » 2014-07-27 22:00

botg wrote:Is your home directory located on a network share?

Is there a third-party program scanning, indexing or syncing files in your home directory?
No, and no.

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Re: Filezilla.xml~ Couldn't Be Removed

#4 Post by w411 » 2014-07-28 01:46

Same "error" here started about a week ago. I can manually delete that file myself so it definitely isn't locked by another process.

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Re: Filezilla.xml~ Couldn't Be Removed

#5 Post by K9BM » 2014-07-28 04:17

There's a note in the version history for v3.9.0 (Beta-2) that says "Removed spurious error message when closing FileZilla." I don't know if it's the same error, but I downgraded to v3.8.1 and the problem went away....

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#6 Post by botg » 2014-07-28 05:46

This is puzzling. Why would it display a success message in form of an error dialog?

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#7 Post by botg » 2014-07-28 05:56

Please try the latest nightly from https://filezilla-project.org/nightly.php

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#8 Post by K9BM » 2014-07-28 06:15

OK, I installed the 7/28 nightly and no exit error, the problem went away. Then I reinstalled the normal 3.9.0.1 release and the problem still did not return. I really don't like coincidences, so I'm not sure what to make of this. When I reinstalled 3.9.0.1 over top of the nightly build did a fix remain, or is it in fact a coincidence?

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#9 Post by botg » 2014-07-28 06:28

Looks like a coincidence.

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#10 Post by K9BM » 2014-07-28 06:33

It would be good if user w411 who reported the same problem a few posts earlier would try the same fix to rule out a coincidence. I'll post if the problem returns....

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Re: Filezilla.xml~ Couldn't Be Removed

#11 Post by motofzr1000 » 2014-07-28 15:02

I'm having the same problem.
I've just installed the nightly build (07/28), and the error disappeared.

Then reinstalled 3.9.0.1 again, and the error popped up again.

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#12 Post by botg » 2014-07-28 16:02

There is no change of functionality in the code that deals with the temporary file. The error message should still be there.

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Re: Filezilla.xml~ Couldn't Be Removed

#13 Post by capun » 2014-07-30 14:38

This problem started with the 3.0.9.1 release, tried a couple of nightly builds fixed the problem.

But the clue was from botg (Is there a third-party program scanning, indexing or syncing files in your home directory?)

I use Carbonite, I removed the Filezilla folder in the AppData Roaming from the Carbonite backup and now it seems to work

Update:

Jumped the gun, with the 7/28/14 build, if you started and closed Filezilla the message was gone, with the 3.0.9.1 release you got it all the time.

But then I ftp'd a file with the 7/28/14 build then closed Filezilla, the message is back. UGH!!!

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Re: Filezilla.xml~ Couldn't Be Removed

#14 Post by flatlinebb » 2014-08-07 17:23

I'm having the same issue. I'm currently on Version: 3.9.0.2
I will try the new daily build and report back.

FileZilla Client
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Version: 3.9.0.2

Build information:
Compiled for: i686-w64-mingw32
Compiled on: x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu
Build date: 2014-07-31
Compiled with: i686-w64-mingw32-gcc (GCC) 4.9.0
Compiler flags: -g -O2 -Wall -g -fexceptions -std=gnu++11

Linked against:
wxWidgets: 3.0.2
GnuTLS: 3.2.15
SQLite: 3.8.4.3

Operating system:
Name: Windows 7 (build 7601, Service Pack 1), 64-bit edition
Version: 6.1
Platform: 64 bit system

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Re: Filezilla.xml~ Couldn't Be Removed

#15 Post by csilver » 2014-08-07 17:27

I'd really like to address this error message without reverting to an older version (because older versions nag for updates, even if auto update is off in the settings).

Sorry for a dumb question but is there a native win32/64 nightly build? On this page, I only see a cygwin nightly build for Windows:

https://filezilla-project.org/nightly.php

Thanks!
Craig

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