Bug report #13082

Removing a shape file layer doesn't close the file.

Added by Axel Volley almost 9 years ago. Updated almost 9 years ago.

Category:Data Provider
Affected QGIS version:master Regression?:No
Operating System:Windows 7 Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:fixed/implemented
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:No Copied to github as #:21150


if you add a layer in QGIS Desktop 2.9.0 (61d81f0) and you remove it, the file isn't close and therefore can't be overwritten. You have to close the application
to close it.
This worked in 2.8.1 ans 2.8.2.


#1 Updated by Raul Nanclares almost 9 years ago

I can confirm this bug. Found it in 2.10. Windows 7. Osgeo4W
If you try to overwrite a shapefile, using 'Save layer as' once it's been added to QGIS and then removed from the TOC, QGIS will delete the .prj, .qpj and the .shx but the .dbf and .shp will remain and the following error message will pop up:

Export to vector file failed.
Error: creation of data source failed (OGR error:C:/what/ever/shapefile.shp is not a directory.

#2 Updated by Giovanni Manghi almost 9 years ago

  • Resolution set to fixed/implemented
  • Status changed from Open to Closed

this has been fixed before the release of qgis 2.10

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