[Samba] samba 3.0.28 and dropboxes

CJ Keist cj.keist at colostate.edu
Fri Dec 21 17:37:01 GMT 2007

    That would be great if you can find the patch.  For, now I will drop 
back to 3.0.6a samba.

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year.

James Peach wrote:
> 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.

C. J. Keist                     Email: cj.keist at colostate.edu
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