#StackBounty: #backup Error when w!riting a file "Can't delete backup file"

Bounty: 50

I’m having a problem when writing to a file created by another user. When I try to do :w I get the error message E506: Can't write to backup file (add ! to override) and when I do :w! the file get’s written but I still see this:

/share/home/file.txt" 161L, 9896C written
E207: Can't delete backup file

:se backup? returns nobackup. The privileges of thefile are -rwxrwxrwx

This happens in neovim NVIM v0.5.0-445-gca02db1f9. If I try it with an older nvim like NVIM v0.2.2 it writes without any error just using :w.

Edit: more settings:


set writebackup? seems empty

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