Easy to reproduce Win2K bug

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Nov 6 15:29:02 GMT 2001

On Tue, Nov 06, 2001 at 03:18:58PM -0800, Paul C. Bryan wrote:
> Try this with Samba 2.2.x with a Win2K box ...
> net use x: \\sambaserver\sharepoint
> x:
> mkdir test
> cd test
> mkdir test
> The second "mkdir test" will fail with the following error ...
> "A subdirectory or file test already exists."
> Any attempt to make the directory, even with an explicit path, as in ...
> mkdir test\test
> mkdir x:\test\test
> ... results in the same error.
> It appears that Samba will not allow you to create a directory anywhere 
> that has the same name as a file or directory in the root of the share 
> point.

You're using debian linux aren't you......

The Debian people broke their version of Samba 2.2.2 with
an additional patch and didn't change the version number.

Use a real Samba 2.2.2 version, or change your version of
Linux..... :-).


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