[Samba] BUG: 2.2.6 and dos recusive filecopy

Bradley W. Langhorst brad at langhorst.com
Tue Oct 29 16:52:03 GMT 2002

On Tue, 2002-10-29 at 10:32, nicolaig wrote:
> (non-HTML this time! Sorry!)
> Hi!
> I've been using samba for some time now with about 20 users and with
> remote installation of Windows XP from dos (TFTPboot image with dos
> network drivers - ms client 1.6c).
> On all releases (up to, and including 2.2.5) a recursive xcopy (from
> dos) copied all files normally.
> When I upgraded to samba 2.2.6, the recursive xcopy (win98 version of
> xcopy.exe, copying from a mapped drive) only copied about half  the
> files, skipping (for me, all had the same attributes/persmissions)
> random files from random sub-directories.  When I moved the directory i
> was copying to another share, it copied only 11 files of about 50.  I
> later made a 'make revert', and with 2.2.5 everything was back to normal
> and working.  If I copied the files manually before starting the winxp
> install from dos (from the share), the setup seemed to stop, complaining
> about missing files.  

>Everytime I ran my install-script, it was ALWAYS
> the same files that were missing.
that doesn't sound random to me...

see if you can come up with some commonality between the skipped
maybe name length, containing certain characters (eg spaces in the name)

I've not heard of this before - maybe you found a bug...


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