12, not 8 char limit in testparm?
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Mon Sep 15 20:33:43 GMT 2003
On Mon, Sep 15, 2003 at 04:12:36PM -0400, David Collier-Brown -- Customer Engineering wrote:
> Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> >So, that means:
> >- W/9x, W/Me, and smbclient prior to Samba 3.0 cannot read names longer
> > than 12 bytes.
> >- W/NT4, W2k, W2k3, and W/XP-pro can use the RPC call and read long share
> > names.
> Then I'll suggest the message contain words like
> ".. or browsing and connections from Windows 9X and ME
> may fail unexpectedly."
Browsing itself doesn't fail. The RAP calls simply don't return names
longer than 12 chars. Those shares are "invisible" to older clients.
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