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#3172 closed enhancement (fixed)

Virtual empty folders not supported

Reported by: Owned by: dkocher
Priority: normal Milestone: 3.2.1
Component: s3 Version: 3.2
Severity: normal Keywords: amazon s3, bucket,
Cc: Architecture:


If a directory is empty it will not show up in the list. You have to use another program and make sure there's a file in the directory (bucket) before it will show up.

Also, I cannot create a sub bucket

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed on May 5, 2009 at 9:42:31 PM by dkocher

  • Component changed from core to s3
  • Summary changed from Amazon S3 Bucket not showing and cannot create new sub-bucket to Virtual empty folders not supported
  • Type changed from defect to enhancement

There are only top level buckets in S3. Read more about buckets at Keys (Objects) in buckets have a virtual delimiter that is interpreted to navigate in a path like way. This is supported. However some clients support virtual empty folders that are simulated by creating an empty file with a MIME type of application/x-directory.

comment:2 Changed on May 9, 2009 at 11:32:08 AM by dkocher

  • Milestone set to 3.2.1
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

In r4666.

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