OT [Samba] Issue regarding timestamp mismatch
barasch at biostat.wisc.edu
Thu Jun 13 08:08:02 GMT 2002
It sounds like you may need to load some unix compatibility tools (I've
used interix to do this) on the NT machine, tar up the directory structure
you intend to use, and untar it onto the unix box.
My past experience is that this procedure totally hoses the UIDs and GIDs
of the files but leaves the date stamps intact.
If your NT and unix environments are more closely aligned than mine were,
you may have better outcomes with the UIDs & GIDs on the files.
At 03:06 PM 6/13/2002 +0100, Bhatt Gururaj wrote:
> We have the SAMBA server installed for UNIX box.
> (SWAT having 2 daemons - smbd and nmbd)
> So user can access the UNIX directories through Windows NT.
> While copying any of the files from WINDOWS NT explorer to
> NFS shared directory, the modify date/time automatically becomes
> the current date/time, irrespective of the original file's modify
> How do I retain this modify date/time to the original file's
> date/time ?
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