Copied file vanishes when client is OS X

Ed Holden eholden at
Wed Nov 26 14:53:06 GMT 2003

Perhaps it's just a Finder issue.  I did a debug level 10 but I got WAY 
more information than I wanted.  Like thousands of lines.  Maybe I'll 
try a lower number.

If you want to compare using the same file, it's the PDF file on


Benjamin Riefenstahl wrote:
> Hi Ed,
> Benjamin.Riefenstahl at wrote:
>>>Also, can you try, if the CpMac tool can copy the file to the Samba   
>>>server successfully?
> Ed Holden <eholden at> writes:
>>It can!  If I run that tool on the bad version of the file it gets
>>there fine.  So the problem is happening when I do a copy operation
>>on the version of the file that lacks info in GetFileInfo, but only
>>when I do it via the GUI.  Wow, that's pretty specific.
> Ok, so it's not a permissions or configuration problem on the server
> side, it seems.  There is some difference between what CpMac does and
> what the Finder does.  Maybe you could set a higher debug level on the
> Samba server and work out what is actually different between those two
> from the log files.
> OTOH, I yesterday tested the same configuration with my Mac OS X
> 10.2.8 and Samba 2.2.8 on Linux/PPC and I could not reproduce your
> problem.  I didn't have exactly your file, but used a PDF I had.  I
> tested with and without type and creator.  So maybe just updating the
> Samba server may work for you.
> benny

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