[Samba] Samba 3.x SVN and OS/2 support.

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Apr 5 20:15:28 GMT 2005

On Tue, Apr 05, 2005 at 11:47:43AM +0200, Andrea Venturoli wrote:
> Jeremy Allison wrote:
> >Hi all Samba OS/2 users. I've just added OS/2 style
> >extended attribute support into the SAMBA_3_0 subversion
> >branch code.
> >
> >This depends on the underlying OS supporting EA's and
> >(on linux) the filesystem being mounted with the "user_xattr"
> >mount option and the parameter "ea support = yes" being set
> >in smb.conf.
> >
> >Please check out this code and test it - let me know if there
> >are any errors with using OS/2 EA's with Samba3 and I'll try
> >and get them fixed before 3.0.14.
> >
> >Thanks,
> >
> >	Jeremy
> Ok, so this is the situation:
> _ up to yesteday I had to stick to the old, unsupported, unsecure 2.2.12 
> release, since 3.x showed compatibility problems with OS/2;
> _ now I tryied 3.0.12_1.1 using the FreeBSD port: the compatibility 
> problem is there again. Everything works from the command line, but the 
> WorkPlace Shell cannot work with remote shares. Extended Attributes also 
> don't seem to work: if I do COPY xxx G:, then COPY G:xxx, they are gone.
> _ then I tryied compiling myself (no patches) samba 3 SVN: if I leave EA 
> support off everything works from command line and WPS like with 2.2 
> (this is enough for me, although the more the better). If I turn on EAs, 
> the WPS can still browse shares, but I cannot copy any file *to* them; 
> command line works fine. In any case EAs don't work (see above); I guess 
> this is normal, since EA support on FreeBSD is added with port patches.

Can you send me a debug level 10 or network trace showing this case ?
It should silently degrade to working at least as well as the "no ea"



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