Wildcard '*.' matches inproper files (for SAMBA DOS clients)

Jeremy Allison jeremy at valinux.com
Thu Jan 6 19:11:59 GMT 2000

Cezary Dadura wrote:
> Description of the problem:
> Using DOS clients (MSCLIENT basic/full redirector, MSLANMAN client,
> Artisoft Lantastic 7.0 TCP client) when I issue command 'del *.'
> the files of file name like ?????.?? ?????.? ????.??? ????.??
> ????.? ???.??? ... are removed.
> The same clients (identicaly configured) behave properly when connecting
> to native MS NT 4.0 Server.

Ok - what I need is a complete list of filenames in a directory,
and an output from the DOS client running the command :

dir *.

when done against an identical directory on an NT box
and against a Samba server.


	Jeremy Allison,
	Samba Team.

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