--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!?  

Holy cow!

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.  :)


   -------Original Message-------
   > 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
   >  appended).
   >  Thanks for the report!
   >  ..wayne..
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