Dropbox in Samba 3.2?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu May 14 09:03:11 GMT 2009

On Wed, 2009-05-13 at 09:52 -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> 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
> again.

Is this really a 'Critical Fix', per the new released branches policy?

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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