[Samba] 3.0.9 homes share and read-only MS Excel files
mikew at unixtek.com
Tue Dec 14 21:26:49 GMT 2004
Don't most MS Office apps work this way? Anyway, if this is the problem
then why wouldn't it be happening on other shares?
I'll try the setting a default acl to see what happens...
Martin Konold wrote:
>Am Dienstag, 14. Dezember 2004 21:06 schrieb Michael Wynne:
>>documents and when they later attempt to edit and save the document they've
>>created it results in this message from Excel 2000:
>Yes, this problem is well known and due to the strange way how Excel saves
>files. Basically Excel does not overwrite the existing file but creates a
>temporary which later gets renamed to the original name.
>Unfortunately the file access permissions and ACLs don't get preserved...
>The workaround is to use default ACLs. (check with the setfacl man page)
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