problem w98 servers? (LONG)

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at
Sun Jun 16 17:26:02 GMT 2002

On Sun, 16 Jun 2002, Tom Jansen wrote:

> Hi everyone, samba-gurus,
> I've been messing with for a while now and was quite statisfied.
> Lately, I did a cvs up and now things are weird ! 
> The problem:
> the opendir-readdir-closedir functions look like they are behaving nicely but:
> on win98 servers (at least one is win98SE)readdir gives weird results.
> (results below)

Do you have a packet trace?
> On win2000 and samba clients there is no problem.
> The Output of a test program that just calls smbc_init,opendir, readdir until no
> results returned and smbc_closedir and puts the type (D:directory, F:file)
> before the filename produces this output.
> The correct output is generated when using an old version (about half-year old
> HEAD branch) of
> Is this a known problem? I'm willing to investigate this a little further if
> appreciated.

I am not aware of it. If you can get me a packet trace I can look at it.

I have some Win98SE machines around here to test with if need be.

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe at, rsharpe at, 
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