Mac can't rename a directory when the directory is open with change notification

Jeremy Allison jra at
Thu Oct 22 10:28:40 MDT 2009

On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 08:33:50AM -0700, George K Colley wrote:
> In our latest release we add support for change notification. I have a customer that can't rename a directory that we have open for change notification. 
> I have test here with Centos Samba version: 3.0.33-3.7.el5 and it works fine. The customer is running Ubuntu 4.3.3-5ubuntu4, linux 2.6.28-15-generic running samba version 3.3.2, which fails the rename. Also this works with all my Windows Servers.
> Customer creates the directory and then attempts to rename the directory. I have a trace that shows us creating the directory. When opening the item for change notification we open it with Read Access and allow all other access and then send the change notification. When we attempt to rename the item we get a access denied error?
> Any thoughts or ideas, I can send the tcpdump to anyone that wants to take a look.

This looks like a bug I just fixed with 3.3.9.

BUG 6781: Fix renaming of subfolders in Explorer view


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