Name mangling bug: was samba bug?
don_mccall at hp.com
Wed Sep 26 07:27:08 GMT 2001
this sounds familiar - I believe I looked at a wire trace,
and windows is dropping the trailing dots BEFORE it sends the
request over the wire. so samba never sees the name foo..., thus
does not create it.
From: James Nord [mailto:teilo at cdt.luth.se]
Sent: Wednesday, September 26, 2001 9:34 AM
To: James Nord
Cc: samba at samba.org
Subject: Name mangling bug: was samba bug?
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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