Dropbox in Samba 3.2?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed May 13 16:52:18 GMT 2009

On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 04:02:44PM +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> Hi!
> Attached find a patch that makes the dropbox functionality
> work again for me in Samba 3.2. A customer of mine needs
> this. With this patch, we naturally can not guarantee "case
> sensitive = no" anymore, but people can put stuff into a
> directory with -wx-wx-wx permissions.
> Do we want that functionality in Samba? It used to work in
> 3.0.21a at least, it broke some time later in the 3.0 series
> according to my test of 3.0.21a and current v3-0-test.

+1 from me. I'm ok with this. It restores functionality
we used to have and I don't see any downside of added
complexity. Might be nice to have a torture test that
creates a local dropbox dir with -wx-wx-wx and checks
smbclient can write to it to make sure we don't regress


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