Excel Problem with files on Samba

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at richardsharpe.com
Tue Jan 11 19:19:42 GMT 2005

On Tue, 11 Jan 2005, Thomas Mieslinger wrote:

> you remember the Problem of richard sharp on dec 21?
> > We have come across a problem with Excel 2003 and Samba 3.0.x where, when
> > saving an existing file, you get the following dialog box up:
> >
> >  ! The file '<filename>' may have been changed by another user
> >    since you last saved it. In that case, what do you want to
> >    do?
> The Problem behind that is lsass hotfix 885835. With it every excel
> (2k,xp,2k3) complains. My Samba box has Samba 3.0.10 installed. Using veto
> oplocks is not an option. Is that fix really integrated in 3.0.10?

Hmmm, that is interesting, since my problem went away when I applied the
patch that Jeremy referred to (sticky last modify times).

Does this mean that another problem is lurking :-(

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe[at]richardsharpe.com, rsharpe[at]samba.org,
sharpe[at]ethereal.com, http://www.richardsharpe.com

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