[Samba] samba 3.0.28 and dropboxes

James Peach jorgar at gmail.com
Fri Dec 21 17:28:04 GMT 2007

On 20/12/2007, CJ Keist <cj.keist at colostate.edu> wrote:
> All,
>     I searched archives and found one related to our problem, with
> subject "samba 3.0.26a and dropboxes", but there was no solution. So
> posting this again for hopes of a fix.
>     We have dropboxes where users can drop files in someone else's
> dropbox folder.  You have write permissions but not read for the folder.
> In UNIX the dropbox permision is set as 2733.  This all worked fine with
> Samba 3.0.6a.  But now have upgraded to Samba 3.0.28 and
> they are no longer working.

I think that's a Samba bug, There was a change in the directory
handling code that started requiring the ability to read the
directory. I have a patch for this somewhere - I'll try to dig it up
in the new year.

James Peach | jorgar at gmail.com

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