Unsynced files (virtual file support) doesn't claim back disk space when unsyncing

Expected behaviour

I expect that when a file is unsynced my file system will report a change in disk space usage

Actual behaviour

The file is marked as “available online only” but the disk space usage remains the same as if the file were synced.

Steps to reproduce

Enbable syncing with virtual file support, sync/unsync files

Server configuration

ownCloud version:

Storage backend (external storage): Google Drive

Client configuration

Client version: 2.6.1

Operating system: Windows 10

OS language: English

Qt version used by client package (Linux only, see also Settings dialog):

Client package (From ownCloud or distro) (Linux only):

Installation path of client:


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Template for output < 10 lines

  1. Client logfile: Output of owncloud --logwindow or owncloud --logfile log.txt
    (On Windows using cmd.exe, you might need to first cd into the ownCloud directory)
    (See also http://doc.owncloud.org/desktop/2.2/troubleshooting.html#client-logfile )

  2. Web server error log:

  3. Server logfile: ownCloud log (data/owncloud.log):

What do you mean with “sync/unsync files”. In the Windows-Explorer right-click menu, there’s an option that says “Free up space”. After this, “Size on disk” is 0 bytes in the “Properties” window.



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