[Samba] Re: read-only problem in 3.0.0

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Oct 15 17:28:56 GMT 2003

On Wed, Oct 15, 2003 at 05:01:06PM +0200, Dr. Peter Hopfgarter wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Oct 2003 10:14:22 -0400, Greg Louis wrote:
> > We have a problem with shares that we would like to keep read-only for
> > some users; it worked with 2.2.8a, but with 3.0.0 there is this odd
> > behaviour:  Users with read-only privilege can browse the files, can
> > copy them out of the share (eg to their own hard disks) and open the
> > copies, and can open the files in situ with Notepad; but if they try to
> > open files in the share with Excel, for example, or Access or AutoCad,
> > a dialogue is displayed to the effect that the file can't be found. 
> > Users with write access don't have this problem.  AFAIK the apps aren't
> > trying to write into the files.
> > 
> This should match the behaviour of bug 551, which is fixed in CVS
> and the next Samba release.

This is also fixed in the 3.0.1 pre-release Jerry is working


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