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

David Landgren landgren at gmail.com
Thu Jan 13 13:28:28 GMT 2005

> >> 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.
> Thanks a bunch.  Now I can stop worrying that it was something I
> caused... *and* be comforted that a fix is on the way.

I asked the same question two days ago. I can confirm that the problem
is indeed resolved in .11pre1


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