Samba and Adobe Illustrator locking issues.

Yogesh Kulkarni yoknfs at
Tue Jan 5 21:23:08 UTC 2021

Thanks Jeremy and Ralph.
Let me first try with the latest SAMBA version and see if it helps.
I will raise the bug, and attach all the information in there.
If it does not, I will get down and investigate further.


On Tue, Jan 5, 2021 at 12:21 PM Ralph Boehme <slow at> wrote:

> Am 1/5/21 um 8:44 AM schrieb Yogesh Kulkarni via samba-technical:
> >   I have a strange case of lost updates with the Adobe Illustrator .ai
> files
> > and
> >   samba server. I am writing this to validate my findings and ask if
> there
> > is a
> >   known workaround to this issue.
> >   The samba version is 4.9.5 running on debian 10.x and clients are
> multiple
> > MacOS
> >   versions.
> there were *subtle* bugs related to such scenarious that I've fixed in
> the last one or two years. I recommend testing with latest Samba,
> eventually the problem is fixed there.
> Otherwise you or someone else has to get down and dirty and spent a few
> days in the strange macOS client bugs debugging hell. :)
> -slow
> --
> Ralph Boehme, Samba Team      
> Samba Developer, SerNet GmbH
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