vanishing links

Shaun Granato granatos at
Fri Jan 9 19:51:23 GMT 1998

I've seen the same thing.  I used Netscape composer to update a file and it
actually blows away the link.  I couldn't believe that it created a new file
where the link was and left the source file unchanged......not good.

granatos at

>Date: Thu, 08 Jan 1998 11:47:53 -0500
>From: Pablo Trincavelli <pablot at>
>To: samba at
>Subject: vanishing links
>Message-ID: <34B50339.39921127 at>
>I have installed samba 1.9.17p4 on an Ultra 1 with Solaris 2.5.1 and
>something strange is happening. From time to time a link from a share
>disappears!. Nobody is deleting the link, and this vanishing appears to
>be when the application on the PC client hangs up and the client machine
>is rebooted; but this isn't always but from time to time. Any ideas?
>Have anyone experienced such a problem with samba?
>Thnanx in advance.

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