[EXTERNAL] Re: Windows 10 client opens a folder as a file and asks for SMB2 GetInfo SMB2_FILE_STREAM_INFO

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri May 8 04:12:27 UTC 2020

On Thu, May 07, 2020 at 09:56:41PM +0000, Ashok Ramakrishnan wrote:
> Yes! I haven't figured out the exact algorithm for which component it drops... It usually is the last directory/folder in the path, but I have seen instances of it dropping more than one component. So, though I cannot claim it is random... I have not been able to figure out a repeatable pattern of what gets dropped.
> Client here is Windows 10, file explorer, right click -> properties.
> Not sure how other users of the windows file API behave...

Thanks so much for the explaination Ashok,

That's certainly one to remember for future



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