[Samba] Unix Extensions

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed May 19 18:55:09 GMT 2004

On Wed, May 19, 2004 at 01:06:00PM -0400, Shannon Johnson wrote:
> OK, I got the snapshot version from last night and installed it, and
> finally got it to start. It complained briefly about the unix extensions
> option being set in the share section when it should be in the global
> section, but after I moved it, I get no complaints.
> A few questions about it --
> 1) When I test it, I mount the share from a linux client, then try to
> create a link (both hard and symbolic) from an existing file to a new
> file within the share. Is this an adequate test of the "unix extensions"
> functionality?
> 2) Assuming that's a good test, it means something isn't working... I'm
> still getting an "Operating not permitted" error, on both the hard link
> and the symbolic link. I'll be glad to be the test subject, if this part
> of the project needs extra testing... 

Ok, I'm running current SAMBA_3_0 svn (snapshot) version with Steve French's
cifsvfs-1.0.7a client on a Fedora Core 2 preview 2 system (Kernel 2.6.3)
system and symlinks and hardlinks both work fine here.

What client are you running ?


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