delete on close problems(Content Filtered by PrivateArk)

jra at jra at
Mon Jan 6 17:05:30 GMT 2003

On Mon, Jan 06, 2003 at 03:14:51PM +0200, Nir Livni wrote:
> Samba does not allow user B to open the file for read after user A has
> opened it for delete_on_close.
> NT/2K server allows it.
> My question is why samba allows user A to open delete_on_close after user B
> opens for read,
> And does not allow user B open for read after user A opens for
> delete_on_close.

Because "that's what W2K does" :-). Seriously, check out the torture
tester which tries to determine the exact delete-on-close semantics.
Samba just mimics the W2K ones.


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