[Samba] Problems with offline files and Explorer 'hangs'

David Collier-Brown davecb at canada.sun.com
Tue Mar 19 12:04:09 GMT 2002

Damir Dezeljin wrote:

> - Starting with NTFS 5, M$ support an "offline" file attribute. If the
> server is located on Win2k or greater, clients "detect" this attribute and
> don't try to read an icon data from the file (don't trigger a read event).
> Is there a way to mark a file on samba share with this attribute? If not,
> where I have to hack sources (I'm not familiar with samba sources)?

	Hmmn, this could also be set to mimimize the
	time taken to scan large directories. reading
	files to see which pretty icon to use. 

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