[Samba] DOS Attributes On Folders

Max Bolingbroke batterseapower at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 25 07:02:49 GMT 2005

Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:

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>On Mon, 24 Jan 2005, Max Bolingbroke wrote:
>>Thanks to the sterling advice of Daniel Beschorner, I have managed to
>>get DOS file attributes working via extended attributes. However, I have
>>just noticed that DOS folder attributes are not being preserved! Is this
>>a limitation of samba? I can't find any options that would let me turn
>>this on, and I can see how it would make sense with the old "map * =
>>yes" approach to DOS attributes, but with extended attributes such as I
>>am using surely folders can have DOS attributes too?
>attribs on folders just work for me.  Not sure what is going wrong with 
>your setup.  Should be enough to 'store dos attributes'
>cheers, jerry
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Well, curses. Thanks for the reply, at least now I know it's my problem. 
I'm definetly getting the behaviour that attributes work with files but 
not with folders.. could this be related to my filesystem or something? 
I'm grasping at straws here.

Max Bolingbroke

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