[Samba] Possibly a bug
nirs at exanet.com
Wed Aug 14 04:25:00 GMT 2002
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew Bartlett [mailto:abartlet at samba.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 14, 2002 10:21 AM
> To: Marcelo Paternot Rodrigues
> Cc: samba at samba.org
> Subject: Re: [Samba] Possibly a bug
> Marcelo Paternot Rodrigues wrote:
> > I believe that I've found a bug on Samba 2.2.3a. Sure,
> there is the 2.2.5
> > version out there, but reading the changelog I couldn't
> find something that
> > looked like what I've found.
> Changelogs certainly don't incidate all changes, and certainly don't
> convey the kind of detail you would require for that kind of
> We mainly list changes that we *expect* to be user-visible.
> That said, you have a *very* interesting little problem here...
> > Problem is:
> > Some files (very few of them, about 0,5%) are created, with
> 2 another copies.
> > The file witch would be the real one is perfect. And we got
> "for free" 2
> > corrupted copies of it, with the name mangled.
> > So, say we copy the file "testfile.txt". We should end with
> just one file, but
> > what we got is something like
> > testfile.txt -> This one is perfect
> > tes~1.txt -> This one is useless (about 1 k in size)
> > tes2~1.txt -> This one is useless too.
> Mangling is a mess in Samba 2.2, particularly < 2.2.5. It would be
> interesting to see if the new code in 2.2.5 (activated by 'mangling
> method = hash2' in your smb.conf) helps.
I would guess that this actually caused by the infamous ADS bug.
Let me guess Marcelo, this usually happens on picture files right ?
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