DOS mode bits missing from Folders

jra at jra at
Thu Jan 23 17:40:01 GMT 2003

On Wed, Jan 22, 2003 at 10:53:17PM +0100, Jean Francois Micouleau wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Jan 2003, Pagani Jr, Ronald wrote:
> > Why not store DOS bit modes in an accompanying dot file?  (The DOS
> > modes then read by smbd if it (the dot file) exists)
> this idea has already been bitten to death. When you backup files, you
> have to backup the dot file. Renaming is more complex. What does happen if
> you delete the file from the unix side and create a new file with the same
> name ?
> A more elegant solution is to use EA.

Yep - that's on my list of things to do for 3.0.x..... :-).


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