how and where to get information about samba 4 ?

Stefan (metze) Metzmacher metze at
Fri May 23 17:39:44 GMT 2008

James Peach schrieb:
> On May 23, 2008, at 3:59 AM, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
>> Manu schrieb:
>>> Hi Stefan,
>>> I've uploaded a tcpdump capture here :
>>> The error happens when the user logs out, on frame 2483 :
>>> 2483    42.101094    SMB    NT Create
>>> AndX Response, FID: 0x0000, Error: STATUS_SHARING_VIOLATION
>>> Let me know if I can provide other information.
>>> Thanks a lot,
>> Can you please retry...
>> It should be fixed with commits
>> 5c5c8668 RAW-STREAMS: better test the bahavior of streams on directories
>> 1421b1cc pvfs_open: return FILE_IS_A_DIRECTORY when opening a stream ...
>> 47756129 pvfs_resolve: stream_name = "" is only the same as NULL for ...
>> 9ed7bb5a pvfs_streams: directories don't have streams...
> Are you sure about that? The OS X 10.5 client stores the Finder info
> structure in the :AFP_Info stream on directories all the time. This
> works for both Windows and Samba servers.

At least the 'somedir::$DATA' is not the same as 'somedir'
as it is for 'somefile::$DATA' and 'somefile'

It would if you could extent the test to show how streams on directories
work. The test passes against w2k3 and fixes the bug for the reporter.


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