[Samba] Win95 Issue

jra at dp.samba.org jra at dp.samba.org
Fri Oct 11 17:42:01 GMT 2002

On Thu, Oct 10, 2002 at 04:21:02PM -0400, Dege, Robert C. (AMHERST) wrote:
> For some reason I'm getting Access denied errors when I try to execute a
> .bat file that resides on a samba share (from a Win95 command prompt).  The
> drive is mapped as x:\ & for the sake of testing, the directory has been
> recursively set to 777 (chmod).
> Command prompt output:
> x:\> x:\r235\src\ntprpst\sharc\mta\src\build_sharc_fta.bat
> Access denied - x:\r235\src\ntprpst\sharc\mta\src\build~XM.bat
> X:\>
> X:\> x:\r235\src\ntprpst\sharc\mta\src\no_such_file.bat
> No file of directory - x:\r235\src\ntprpst\sharc\mta\src\no_such_file.bat
> X:\>
> Normally, I would assume this is some 8.3 filename quirk, but what's odd is
> where that ~xm.bat comes from.  Why no ~1.bat, like standard Win9x format?
> I was able to move the r235 directory over to the localhard drive with no
> problem.  And the Access denied went away when I re-executed the batch file.
> Any suggestions?

It was a bug in the smbd/filename.c code - I've reproduced and fixed it.
It will be fixed for 2.2.6.

Thanks a *lot* for reporting this !


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