Name mangling bug: was samba bug?
teilo at cdt.luth.se
Wed Sep 26 06:31:06 GMT 2001
James Nord wrote:
> I stumbled accross the following just now (samba 2.2.2-pre)
> anyone else seen this? is it known?
> windows explorer make a new folder "foo..." -> gets renamed to "foo"
> i.e. looses the trailing three dots..
> from unix make a dir "foo..." you see it listed in windows explrer.
> user at sambaserver# echo hello > foo.../hello.txt
> windows explorer "foo..." dir is empty..
Okay the name choping is a windows (at least 2000) thing - tried
creating documents from cmd.exe and cygwin tools, all loose the trailing
Haven't tested on 9x/Dos/NT4
But samba normally mangles illegal names? why does it not do so here?
user at sambaserv > mkdir samba\hello\\ooo
user at win2000> dir foo
Volume in drive H is homes_inh
Volume Serial Number is 1205-4BBA
Directory of H:\temp\samba
2001/09/26 15:29 <DIR> .
2001/09/26 15:29 <DIR> ..
2001/09/26 15:29 <DIR> HELLO~O0
0 File(s) 0 bytes
3 Dir(s) 5 637 144 576 bytes free
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