[Samba] the desktop.ini incident again
wesser at gmx.com
Wed Apr 20 13:56:07 GMT 2005
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Well, you're right. But I remember following email sent on 09/24/2004:
Samuel Partida wrote:
|Hi there, we had some problems with that issue, i know it is covered
|and i solved it with veto file = /*ktop.ini/ etc...
|But now i'm thinking about it again, it's because Windows XP saves
|some metainformation in some hidden files, one of them is desktop.ini,
|which is very annoying because notepad is opened on every user session,
|but, there is another file, thumbs.db, it becomes visible on remote
|shares and roaming profiles.
The following line is from one of the emails from the thread the other
day regarding this. I don't recall anyone saying to use 'veto file'.
hide files = /desktop.ini/ntuser.ini/NTUSER.*/
So I ask myself, what's the difference between "veto files" and "hide
files"? In my eyes, veto files are totally ignored by the client. Hide
files only gets the "hidden"-attribute and can be read by the client.
Paul Gienger wrote:
| Wasn't the workaround actually to do a
| veto files = /desktop.ini/
| The few mentions I found were to that effect, although my syntax could
| be wrong.
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