[Samba] "." at the end of files/folders name causing problem!

Pierre Belanger pbelang1 at oss.cantel.rogers.com
Mon May 13 07:55:01 GMT 2002

Gerald Carter wrote:
> On Fri, 10 May 2002, Pierre Belanger wrote:
> > Access the "test." directory... welcome in the "test"
> > directory, not the "test." with the "." at the end. If
> > the "test" directory didn't exists, Windows pops up a
> > window with an error (something like, "can't find ...").
> >
> > Try to delete the directory "test.". Guess what, Windows just
> > erased the "test" directory... tested on Windows NT SP6a.
> Have you tried "strip dot = yes"
No! I didn't notice that option before... what happens if within
the same directory a file named "test" and the other one named
"test."?  I'll try it since I wonder!!

Pierre B.

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