[Samba] How to disable changing of modification times on file access?

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Thu May 13 15:25:44 GMT 2004

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Hannu Koivisto wrote:
| Greetings,
| I just upgraded from 2.2.3 (or whatever Debian
| stable has) to 3.0.4 (using the Debian packages
| available via the Samba mirrors).  I'm running it
| on Debian GNU/Linux stable x86, kernel 2.4.25.  I
| noticed that whenever I open a file using a Windows
| (I'm using Windows 2000) application, Samba changes
| its modification time to the current time.  The old
| modification time is restored when the windows application
| quits / closes the file.
| This causes all kinds of trouble, especially with Emacs'
| auto-revert-mode.  Is there a way to disable this behaviour?

Samba is only doing what the client applciation asks for.

cheers, jerry
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