[Samba] Directory Timestamp Problem in Dfs Root

Shirish Kalele kalele at veritas.com
Thu Apr 11 11:32:03 GMT 2002


This was a Samba Dfs issue with findnext's. I've fixed it in CVS. 
The next release should have the fix.

Thanks for bringing it up,

On Wed, 10 Apr 2002, Shirish Kalele wrote:

>Can't think of anything off the top.
>If you're familiar with CIFS, you might want to look at a network trace to
>see if the timestamps returned over the wire are correct. You might also
>get an idea of when things start going wrong and why. For example, is it
>Samba or the DFS client that is the culprit.
>Have you tried this with an NT DFS server?
>I'll try and reproduce this when/if I can..
>- SK
>-----Original Message-----
>List:     samba
>Subject:  [Samba] Directory Timestamp Problem in Dfs Root
>From:     "John P Janosik" <jpjanosi at us.ibm.com>
>Date:     2002-04-10 22:48:52
>I think I may have found a problem with the time/date stamp Samba is
>returning for Dfs links.
>We are running Samba 2.2.3a built with the --with-msdfs config option on a
>RedHat 7.2 linux machine.  Right now the only share we have is a Dfs root
>that contains a few thousand Dfs links.  When we do a "dir" in a command
>prompt mapped to that drive only the first 160 links show the correct
>time/date stamp.  If I do a "dir" to a drive mapped to another Samba
>that contains a few thousand real directories the time stamps all look
>correct.  Here is an excerpt of the directory listing:
>03/28/2002  11:36a      <DIR>          hillier
>03/28/2002  11:36a      <DIR>          jeffg
>03/28/2002  11:36a      <DIR>          kaba
>03/28/2002  11:36a      <DIR>          sloneker
>03/28/2002  11:36a      <DIR>          v1voss
>12/23/1935  02:39a      <DIR>          gardinor
>12/23/1935  02:39a      <DIR>          johnthom
>12/23/1935  02:39a      <DIR>          mcurrie
>12/23/1935  02:39a      <DIR>          markpf
>12/23/1935  02:39a      <DIR>          eschmitt
>I have a few log files at various debug levels but I cannot see anything
>obviously failing.
>Thanks for any suggestions,
>John Janosik
>jpjanosi at us.ibm.com

More information about the samba mailing list