Samba 3.0 - Bug preventing mkfifo as non-root

Jeremy Allison jra at
Sat Jan 20 19:26:04 GMT 2007

On Sat, Jan 20, 2007 at 07:07:39PM +0000, Anders Karlsson wrote:
> I'm looking through the code differences in Samba between 3.0.23c and
> 3.0.23d. There appears to be no changes to the code that would change
> this behaviour, but maybe I am just looking in the wrong place. I've
> been concentrating on the 'smbd' differences so far. If I am looking in
> the wrong place, do please tell me.

No, it was a much earlier change than that. I know
you can create a fifo using cifsfs on an smbd share
(although I'll retest myself over the weekend). What
version of the cifsfs client are you using ?


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