Samba 2.0.6, MKS' touch.exe, and file/dir time stamps

Gert-Jan Vons vons at
Wed Nov 17 15:45:03 GMT 1999

Heinz Christian wrote:
> > ----------
> > From:         Gert-Jan Vons[SMTP:vons at]
> > Subject:      Samba 2.0.6, MKS' touch.exe, and file/dir time stamps
> >
> > we are experiencing problems with samba 2.0.6 and the MKS touch 
> command.
> >
> > during our builds, we touch files and directories so that our make
> > dependencies work correctly. Unfortunately, it seems that MKS' 
> touch.exe
> > doesn't actually change the time stamp of a file or directory. The
> > command returns without an error, but the timestamp does not change.
>did you try "nt smb support = false" ?

This indeed works around the problem. The only thing is that I'm not sure 
that I can do this without creating problems elsewhere. We'll see...

The problem is still there though, I'll try to find out what is actually
happening in the code.

Thanks for the work-around,

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