Samba caching directory handles? (Writes to incorrect
sharpe at ns.aus.com
Tue May 15 15:05:45 GMT 2001
At 08:58 AM 5/15/01 -0500, Gerald Carter wrote:
>On Tue, 15 May 2001 08:03:52 Richard Sharpe wrote:
Hmmm, I was commenting on something that Andrew said :-)
>> > I wonder, should we bight the bullet and finally get rid of
>> > \\server\homes ? It will break a lot of systems, but it will
>> > also save a lot of anguish.
>> If we do this, we should give people lots of warning.
> path = %H
>suffer from the same problems?
I would think so, because the issue seems to be that NT caches connections
by name, so people should avoid using \\server\homes ...
Hopefully we would still support the [homes] section in the smb.conf file
as a short hand way of defining a share for all users.
Richard Sharpe, sharpe at ns.aus.com
Samba (Team member, www.samba.org), Ethereal (Team member, www.ethereal.com)
Contributing author, SAMS Teach Yourself Samba in 24 Hours
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