[Samba] bizarre issue with opening Quicktime files from a share

jra at dp.samba.org jra at dp.samba.org
Thu Oct 31 17:49:01 GMT 2002

On Thu, Oct 31, 2002 at 05:10:12PM +0100, Frank Joerdens wrote:
> Hello,
> this would be one of the freakiest problems I've ever seen: If I open an
> e.g. JPEG or Quicktime Movie with the Quicktime player application from
> a share, it won't work if the file is inside a folder that has a name
> which is longer than 12 characters. If I open the same file with e.g.
> the Internet Explorer, no problem. If I put the folder on a local disk
> or another Windows computer on the network (!), no problem either. 
> I was able to reproduce the problem with both Samba 2.0.6 and 2.2.4.
> Any ideas? Could someone check if they have the same problem (it might
> be somthing I've configured identically on both Linux boxes).

Can you test on 2.2.6 please ? I fixed a long standing bug with
name mangling for folders for 2.2.6.


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