can set readonly attribute but not clear it ?!?

Frank van Maarseveen fvm at
Tue Feb 22 15:54:14 GMT 2000

server: Linux + samba-2.0.6, security=USER
client: NT4SP4

Enabling the readonly file attribute on a file I own succeeds from
NT. However, disabling the attribute again fails. According to the log
file smbd tries to open the file in read-write mode though I'm only
changing its attributes. The opening fails of course (confirmed by

Another samba server with security=SERVER doesn't seem to have this

Is there a patch or any other solution for this problem?


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