[Samba] Possible Problems with the Sybase product PowerBuilder

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Thu May 9 09:33:05 GMT 2002

On Wed, 8 May 2002 Matthew.Swift at barclayscapital.com wrote:

> I have a problem and I am unsure whether it's anything to do with Samba.
> We use Samba on HP-Unix in conjunction with a product from rational
> called clearcase. Occasionally from getting to our NT Desktops to our
> Unix environment Powerbuilder Files( which are binary files) get reduced
> down to 0 size, this gets saved and we end up losing our work.
> I am not expecting you to solve the problem or even make any
> suggestions. But Rational seem to be suggesting that it's Samba that
> might be the problem Could you tell me if you've heard of any problems
> with powerbuilder files, or any files like powerbuilder.
> Below are some of our system details.
> We do use NFS and also Samba v2.0.7 to manage the NT to Unix
> interoperability.

Please try 2.2.4.  There has been many substancial locking fixes
since 2.0.7.

cheers, jerry
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