directory with a symlink pointing to non-existing file

Jeremy Allison jra at
Thu Oct 21 18:41:29 UTC 2021

On Thu, Oct 21, 2021 at 11:31:44AM -0700, Jeremy Allison via samba-technical wrote:
>Done lots more investigation on this, and it looks like
>recursive directory deletion with veto files is broken in 4.15.0.
>I'll log a bug and fix..

The second bug here is that when "delete veto files" is
set that you can't delete a directory with dangling symlinks
as a dangling symlink is an implicit vetoed file (it's
never shown to Windows clients).

That's a second bug, which I also have a fix for, but
I need a regression test first.

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