Bug report #3559

Table Manager, "Failed to backup..."

Added by andskog - about 12 years ago. Updated about 12 years ago.

Assignee:Borys Jurgiel
Category:Python plugins
Affected QGIS version: Regression?:No
Operating System:All Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied: Resolution:invalid
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data: Copied to github as #:13619


When deleting a shapefile. dbf field in Table Manager (v0.2.3), and pressing Save, I get the message "Failed backuping the old table to nnn.dbf~". Happening at every attempt in both W7 and XP.


#1 Updated by Borys Jurgiel about 12 years ago

  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from Open to Closed

Seems it's a problem with access to nnn.dbf file, while it's already open by Qgis. As Qgis can't delete fields by the OGR Driver, Tablemanager has to modify it on his own.

Unfortunately I have no idea how to do it easily in operating systems not supporting multiple access to file (and I have no plans to invest more time into this plugin, as it's been designed as a temporary solution). I disabled this button on windows. I know it's not a real solution, so any help is wellcome.

I'm closing this ticket as invalid, as this trac is suitable for core plugins only. A trac for external plugins is temporarily hosted by Faunalia: https://trac.faunalia.it/qgis_plugins/
and fopefully after April's hackfe...eeting will be settled here: https://issues.qgis.org

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