hide dotfiles not working.

Jeremy Allison jallison at whistle.com
Tue Mar 31 18:03:11 GMT 1998

Eddie Irvine wrote:
> Just started with Samba a few weeks ago so am
> still a newbie. Am serving a single W-95 client
> reasonably well - it allows users to log on using
> their unix id and passwd, and they can all browse
> their unix home directories. However ....
> I can't seem to get the "hide dotfiles" directive to work.
> Nor the "hide files"!

Upgrade to 1.9.18p4 - there was a bug related to hode
files that was fixed in this release.

> Also, If a user on W-95 saves a file to unix called,
> say, "Joe Smith.doc", I want it to stay as
> "Joe Smith.doc" , not be saved as "joe smith.doc" .
> (I assume there is nothing wrong with wanting this)
> These do not stike me as a complicated directives -
> what am I doing wrong?

Use the following to get the same filename case sensitivity
as an NT server

preserve case = yes
short preserve case = yes
case sensitive = no.

Hope this helps,

	Jeremy Allison,	
	Samba Team.

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