Patch: Add a small deltest test to test the Delete-On-Close semantics I asked about a few days ago

Richard Sharpe realrichardsharpe at
Thu Jul 27 20:07:49 UTC 2017

On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 12:59 PM, Volker Lendecke
<Volker.Lendecke at> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 10:31:12AM -0700, Richard Sharpe via samba-technical wrote:
>> Hi Folks,
>> Attached is a patch to test the semantic that:
>> 1. A file is opened with Delete-On-Close
>> 2. Before anyone has closed it, we reset Delete-On-Close
>> 3. However, the file is still deleted when it is closed.
>> I have tested it against Win7 and it is indeed still deleted when the
>> file is closed.
>> Will entertain any suggestions about this test, at least for a few seconds.
> The test looks good to me. Samba in master survives this fine, so it
> should survive autobuild. If you have the time, I have two cosmetic
> suggestions: Can you make that two commits? One with the comment fix
> and one with the test? And, a commit message is better readable if the
> first line is short. "git log --oneline" will list everything up to
> the first blank line, and if that is very long then it becomes a bit
> clumsy. So it would be nice if you have a short first line, then the
> larger explanation.
> If that's too cumbersome, Reviewed-by: me as it is.

I will do that later today ...

Richard Sharpe

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