MS-Access problems with samba-1.9.16p9

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Sun Aug 3 14:32:47 GMT 1997

On Tue, 29 Jul 1997, Mark Knight wrote:

> I've been using samba for a few years, and samba-1.9.16p9 since it was 
> released with no problems, on a network of about 10 pc's.
> Recently I have started to use MS-Access 2.0. I have created a workgroup, 
> with the mda file on the samba drive.
> Now when I attempt to copy a paste a Report1 to Report2, it tells me that
> I 'markk' on 'mymachine' has 'it' locked. Most other operations work 
> fine, except these pastes.
> Is this a problem with samba?

yes.  locking doesn't work properly.  it's horrible code.

> If so is it fixed?


> If so, which version 
> should I upgrade to?

1.9.17alpha series.

> I am looking for a reasonably stable release,

in that case, wait for 1.9.17p1.

> but 
> have not been monitoring the list that carefully recently.

tsk tsk :-)


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