Behavior of the "delete readonly" parameter

Christopher R. Hertel crh at
Sun Sep 28 22:19:48 GMT 2003

I just did a simple test of the "delete readonly" parameter.  I found that
W2K allowed me to delete a readonly file on a Samba share no matter what the
setting of "delete readonly".

Can someone else confirm this?  What am I seeing and what is the expected

Reading the docs, I assumed that the default (delete readonly = no) would
prevent me from deleting a readonly file.  Does W2K change the file mode if
you tell it you really do want to delete the file?

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