[PATCH] Overwriting hidden files fails

Ralph Boehme slow at samba.org
Fri Jun 24 06:58:34 UTC 2016

On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 12:03:05AM +0100, Miguel Medalha wrote:
> I don't know whether this is related to the subject at hand but I will
> report it anyway in case it might be helpful for me and others.
> In Windows Explorer, when I try to delete a folder with all its contents and
> the folder contains a Windows "Thumbs.db" file, deletion fails with a
> message stating that the folder cannot be deleted because it is not empty.
> All deletion attempts fail. But then, I go to Folder Options and select
> "Show hidden files, folders and drives", I am immediately able to delete the
> "Thumbs.db" file and consequently the folder, i.e. once the hidden file is
> shown it can be deleted. This is Windows 7 as client to Samba 4.4.2and
> 4.4.4.

hm, can't reproduce with master (without my patches) and a boilerplate
share, no VFS modules. Maybe it's triggered by one of those?


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