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Cannot delete "File:The Chorisettes tmp.jpg" on Commons: Error deleting file: An unknown error occurred in storage backend "local-multiwrite"
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Description

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/84/The_Chorisettes_tmp.jpg

File is unable to be deleted through standard deletion processes. Generates the error

Error deleting file: An unknown error occurred in storage backend "local-multiwrite".

Please delete this file by other means. Thanks.

Event Timeline

The error is T244567. Files which can't be deleted due to this bug usually aren't deleted server side. They get renamed and a new version, just containing a white pixel, is uploaded.

Examples:

Aklapper renamed this task from delete Commons file "File:The Chorisettes tmp.jpg" to Cannot delete "File:The Chorisettes tmp.jpg" on Commons: Error deleting file: An unknown error occurred in storage backend "local-multiwrite".Aug 16 2021, 3:55 PM
Aklapper added a project: SRE-swift-storage.