[Samba] RH 9, Samba 2.2.8 and Mac OS X Clients
phil at edgedesign.us
Wed Dec 3 21:58:11 GMT 2003
That could be true. If you veto 'dot' files in smb.conf, then you would
get strange permission errors from OS-X clients. OS-X wants to put
._filename files (AppleDouble versions of the resource forks) and
.DS_Store files (containing some file metadata like Finder comments) on
If you want to preserve resource forks to other Macs while using
Netatalk on the same server, take a look at Baltra (a patch for
Netatalk). There is also some configuration and related info there for
Also, I would suggest using Samba 3.x as the SMB service for OS-X. It
solves some problems with filenames (unicode) and a few other oddities
(Apple has used the Samba 3.0 base since at least Samba 3.0-alpha21 as
the SMB service under OS-X and seemed to have used it for
development/debugging of the SMB client in Darwin).
William Enestvedt wrote:
>Is this related to handling of files with resource forks?
> Manipulating files in Terminal, IIRC, ignores the resource fork -- but Finder actions (like dragging a folder to upload it) include those resources.
> You might try barking up this tree. :7) (Sorry I can't make any concrete suggestions.)
>UNIX System Administrator
>Johnson & Wales University -- Providence, RI
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