utime and backing up files

Jim Morris jim at morris.net
Thu Oct 16 01:26:16 GMT 1997

On Thu, 16 Oct 1997, Charlie Brady wrote:

> On Thu, 16 Oct 1997, Jim Morris wrote:
> > To enable the fix, you need to add "-DUTIME_WORKAROUND=1" to the
> > compiler options in the Samba makefile, and then rebuilt Samba from
> > the source - i.e. do a "make" and "make install".  To have the change
> > actually take effect, you will need to have all your affected users
> > log out of the server, and then back in - to ensure that they reload
> > smbd from the new binary.
> This will only work if smbd is being started from inetd. If smbd is
> running as a daemon, you will need to shut it down and restart it for the
> new binary to be used.

Oops! Ignore all that UTIME_WORKAROUND stuff. Jeremy Allison just informed
me that it breaks all the new share mode code, and that it should and will
be removed from the next Samba release...

A new fix will be in 1.9.18 though, in its place.

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