[Samba] release date

Eric Sisler esisler at westminster.lib.co.us
Wed Apr 10 11:58:02 GMT 2002

At 09:45 AM 04/10/2002 -0500, Gerald Carter wrote:

> > Do you know any release dates of the new official (not cvs) versions of
> > 2.2 and 3.0 samba?

>ETA for Samba 2.2.4 ~1 week give of take some....

Will this release include the reintroduction of the "share modes" option, 
which as Jeremy stated some time ago:

 > Try the current CVS code. If you set "share modes = no" then
 > it will allow you to destroy your files using the windows
 > applications of your choice :-) :-).

This option, when used wisely on read-only shares, prevents many oplock 
problems I've been experiencing since moving up from the 1.9.xx release 
some time ago.

I also suggested some time ago:

>Perhaps code could be added to testparm that would issue a warning when 
>"share modes = no" and "read only = no"?  Granted not all applications 
>will want "read only = yes" which is why I suggested a warning only.  To 
>quote Jeremy, I certainly wouldn't want to deprive people of the 
>opportunity to "destroy your files using the windows applications of your 
>choice..."  ;-)


Eric Sisler <esisler at westminster.lib.co.us>
Applications Specialist
Westminster Public Library
Westminster, CO USA

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