STATUS_FILE_DELETED, how long is it returned for and renames

Richard Sharpe realrichardsharpe at
Fri May 29 13:57:52 MDT 2015

On Fri, May 29, 2015 at 11:42 AM, Jeremy Allison <jra at> wrote:
> On Fri, May 29, 2015 at 11:33:25AM -0700, Richard Sharpe wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> How long does Samba return STATUS_FILE_DELETED for on a file/dir name
>> after it has been deleted?
> LMGTFY (let me git-grep that for you :-). As far as I can
> see smbd doesn't return that ever.

Yes, I should have done that ... I too found that Samba does not need
that status code.

>> Secondly, is a rename the same as a delete of the original name?
> In what context ? Notify ?

No. Wrong speculation.

Richard Sharpe

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