--suffix problem - possibly bug?
Steve W. Ingram
ingram at samsixedd.com
Wed Apr 7 23:38:19 GMT 2004
50 minutes for investigation *and* a patch!?
Yeah, Mr Gates, that's the advantage of companies
like yours; the support of your software. I mean, you
just don't know where to get support on free software
and what you do get, is er... oh hang on a minute!
Amazing Wayne, just amazing. :)
> From: Wayne Davison <wayned at samba.org>
> Subject: Re: --suffix problem - possibly bug?
> Sent: 07 Apr 2004 23:07:24
> On Wed, Apr 07, 2004 at 06:13:31PM -0400, Jim Salter wrote:
> > and either way, I wind up with a tilde as a suffix on all the files
> > moved into the backup directory at time of synchronization. According
> Turns out to be a problem caused by the fact that a daemon goes through
> the option-parsing code twice -- once when it first starts (and figures
> out that it is a daemon), and again when it is parsing the options sent
> from the connecting client. Since a client doesn't bother to send the
> --suffix option if it is specifying a default value, the daemon server
> ends up with the wrong default -- the one it decided on the first time
> through the option-parsing code. This will be fixed in 2.6.1 (patch
> Thanks for the report!
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