Samba compile error and SuSE binary distribution bug

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Mon Jun 23 06:51:51 GMT 2003

On Wed, 2003-06-18 at 00:54, Arne R. van der Heyde wrote:
> There is a bug in the SuSE binary of Tango (versions 2.2.7a and 2.2.8a) 
> which prevents some old DOS programs (e.g. Tango PCB, Tango Schem, and 
> Brief) from creating files on a Samba share. When these programs attempt 
> to create files on a SuSE Samba share, STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED is returned 
> if the file does not exist. Other Windows programs and the Windows file 
> manager are able to create files on these shares. Also the DOS programs 
> can create files on a local Win2k disk or on an SMB network disk on an 
> OS/2 server. The bug appears to be in the SuSE binary distribution as I 
> do not get this error when I build Samba 2.2.7a, 2.2.8a, or 3.0.beta 
> from the source distribution and run it on a test machine running SuSE 
> 8.2. I do get the error on the test machine when I run the SuSE binaries.
> Also, there are bugs in the smbwrapper module which cause its compile to 
> fail with errors when Samba is built with the attached configuration.

Which didn't attach (or was stripped)

> Could someone provide me with the ./configure settings used to build 
> Samba for SuSE 8.2? This will allow me to maybe isolate the option 
> causing the problem or at least allow me to build a version which will 
> work properly on our file server.

You should look into the .src.rpm or RPM spec file from suse.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at
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