[Samba] Re: Data Conversion

Rashkae rashkae at wealthmap.ca
Thu Jan 23 02:26:00 GMT 2003

Umm, no, M$ file size reporting is to the byte and perfect accurate.

Jan 22  9:27pm

They hang the man and flog the woman
That steal the goose from off the common,
But let the greater villain loose
That steals the common from the goose.
  --English folk poem, circa 1764

On Wed, 22 Jan 2003, Jim wrote:

Also it is my understanding that M$ filesize reporting is inaccurate.

Mike_Sullivan at Dennys.com wrote:
> If I copy a file locally from a samba mount and download the same file via
> FTP the file sizes are different.  The FTP file is correct where as the
> copied file is an incorrect format.  Although I can't see a physical
> difference, after writing to tape you can see that each record is shifted a
> space.  Is there any setting to control the data conversion across a samba
> mount?
> Mike

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