preallocated file size

jeremy at jeremy at
Mon Feb 7 12:04:14 GMT 2000

> A while back I had observed that Samba didn't seem to handle incomplete 
> file transfers properly. When I used explorer to write a file on samba 
> server (drag & drop) and canceled it before it was completely written, the 
> (corrupt) file still existed in the directory instead of being deleted. It
> appears that NT handles this correctly by deleting the file if it 
> was canceled before completely written.
> Can someone please verify this? if this is true, then this is a bug 
> in Samba - right?
> I'm using Samba 2.0.5a on RH Linux 6.0; client was NT 4.0 w/s.

Yep - that would be a bug in Samba if NT handles it correctly
and we don't. Can you test this with Samba 2.0.6 to make sure ?

If we have the problem I'd like to look at fixing it before 2.0.7 gets


	Jeremy Allison,
	Samba Team.

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