[Samba] samba(-3.0.10) + Excel(2003), file locking issue?

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Jan 12 19:24:24 GMT 2005

On Wed, Jan 12, 2005 at 01:18:37PM -0600, Rex Dieter wrote:
> Using samba-3.0.10(*) on RedHat Enterprise 3, and client WinXP boxes 
> with Office 2003.  All servers and clients have synchronized clocks (ntp).
> I open an excel file from a samba share, modify it, the *first* (and 
> only first) time I save, Excel says:
> The file 'foo.xls' may have been changed by another user since you last 
> saved it.  In that case, what do you want:
> O   Save a copy
> O   Overwrite changes
> Any ideas what's going on here?

It's a known bug we've fixed in the Samba 3.0.11 pre-release.


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