.AppleDouble causes problems for SAMBA

Barry Dexter A. Gonzaga barryg at tasyo.kssp.upd.edu.ph
Sat Feb 10 07:37:18 GMT 2001

   i think a workaround would be to show hidden files in
   samba config and then setting windows explorer to show
   hidden files. then windoze can delete .appl* files.
   i also have the same setup but only export one users
   homedir, the rest i share it via http-publicfile[djb].
mabuhay!, barryg

On Thu, Feb 08, 2001 at 02:52:38PM -0800, Mike O'Neill wrote:
> The mac counterpart to SAMBA is NETATALK, which drops .AppleDouble
> directories everywhere.  It seems that these .AppleDouble directories are
> preventing samba from being able to delete other folders.  The error is
> "access denied".  If the .AppleDouble directories are themselves deleted
> first then deleting other folders works as advertised.  This problem doesn't
> seem to be related to the fact that its a hidden directory.  Other hidden
> directories don't cause the same problem.
> Has anybody experienced this?  Please contact me if you have a similar setup
> and even if you are not having the same cross-platform issue.  I'd like to
> know that it at least works for someone.
> Samba 2.0.7 on Redhat 7
> Netatalk 1.5pre3
> -mike oneill

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