[Samba] Excel doesn't open read-only files on SAMBA share
murthy.kambhampaty at goeci.com
Wed Dec 10 23:53:40 GMT 2003
Sorry to have missed that item in the release notes -- I did the wrong
(I'd download the 3.0.1-rc1, but that's a pretty stern warning against
running it on production servers, and the server in question is in
production. I can certainly wait out the release.)
Thank's for the response,
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeremy Allison [mailto:jra at samba.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 10, 2003 6:29 PM
> To: Murthy Kambhampaty
> Cc: 'samba at lists.samba.org'
> Subject: Re: [Samba] Excel doesn't open read-only files on SAMBA share
> On Wed, Dec 10, 2003 at 06:21:21PM -0500, Murthy Kambhampaty wrote:
> > Samba version: Samba 3.0 rebuild from SRPM on RedHat 8.0 w/XFS.
> > I ran into this problem (which sounds a lot like Bugzilla
> Bug 51) when
> > copying files from a CD-ROM to a Samba share on a W2K client.
> > Double-clicking on the file name in an Explorer window
> gives the file not
> > found error, but File->Open from Excel, and double-clicking
> the the filename
> > in the file-open dialog-box works fine. The filenames all
> seem to be in
> > plain English, though some have spaces and hyphens, so the non-ASCII
> > characters issue doesn't seem to be present here?
> > Removing the read-only flag from the client-side (the user has full
> > permissions on the folder and contents) fixed the problem.
> > It's low priority, of course, but it would be nice to see
> this fixed.
> Already fixed for 3.0.1 - please download the latest release
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