Who else can reproduce this problem?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Nov 27 09:56:05 GMT 2001

On Tue, Nov 27, 2001 at 09:07:50AM +0000, Jon Gerdes wrote:
> If it's any consolation, I can reproduce this behaviour against Samba,
> NW 4 and 5 and NT4/2000 server, with Win 2000 and Win XP as clients.
> As you point out, Exporer is brain damaged.  I have to get an NT4 box
> to remove the offending directory.  It seems that 2K/XP have some fancy
> caching mechanism which doesn't work properly.
> Cheers
> Jon Gerdes
> >>Thank you for replying Oliver.  Now I've got you and two others who can
> duplicate it.
> >>I'd like to just dismiss it as a quirk of the Windows Explorer of Windows
> 2000 but the thing is I CAN NOT REPRODUCE this behavior against ANYTHING
> OTHER than a Samba 2.2.1a or 2.2.2 share - be it an actual Windows 2000
> share, a Samba 2.0.9 share, the local hard drive, or a Novell share.
> (Please nobody start pointing the finger at Novell, two of the four Windows
> 2000 boxes I tested from had no Novell client software installed and now
> I've got other people from this list verifying the behaviour as well.)

I've fixed this in the current 2.2 and HEAD CVS. It'll be fixed
in the next release.



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