wide links and root preexec

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Feb 11 12:56:08 MST 2010

On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 01:33:44PM +0100, Ralf Zimmermann wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a problem with 'wide links  = no'. The Parameter 'wide links' is default
> yes. In  our [homes] configuration we  have defined 'root preexec'  script. The
> script creates a home directory if this  not exits. All works fine. But when we
> configure 'wide  links = no' home  directories aren't create anymore.  The path
> of  the  home  dirs is  /storage/samba/home  and  the  path  of the  script  is
> /etc/samba/scripts/mkhome.sh.
> What is here the problem. I read the manual of smb.conf but I found nothing.

Ok, reproduced the issue and posted patches for 3.5.0, 3.4.6 and 3.3.11
at the bugzilla :


Let me know if anyone needs a 3.2.x version of the change.


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