[Samba] Excel "file may have been modified by another user since"with Samba 3.0.10

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Jan 11 18:29:50 GMT 2005

On Tue, Jan 11, 2005 at 06:02:41PM +0100, David Landgren wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Jan 2005 11:24:00 -0500 (EST),
> mrojava4 at eastgranby.k12.ct.us <mrojava4 at eastgranby.k12.ct.us> wrote:
> > You may also want to read article 324491 at support.microsoft.com.  It
> > applies to Excel 2002, but may be pertinent.
> Oops, I got the exact message wrong, I'll restate it here so that web
> searches can find it:
> The file (foo.xls) may have been changed by another user since you last saved it
> Thanks for the link, it may indeed relate to my problem. Anyway, in
> the meantime, while poring over samba logs, I found aawful hack, and
> that is to add
>     veto oplock files = /*.xls/
> to the [globals] section of smb.conf. That's pretty suboptimal, but it
> gets the users off my back. There must be a better way.

Yep there is - it's fixed in 3.0.11. Try the pre release if you need it


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