[Samba] Re: dos filetimes and documentation

John H Terpstra jht at Samba.Org
Sat Jun 11 20:04:53 GMT 2005

On Saturday 11 June 2005 13:14, Thorsten Greeb wrote:
> > The smb.conf documentation and also the HowTo-Collection describes, that
> > with dos filetimes = Yes any user with write permission is able to
> > change the file timestamp. This seems to be not fully correct. What we
> > found is, that not only the user must have write permission but also
> > must be a member of the owning group if the user is not the owner of the
> > file. Could anyone of the samba folks clarify this?
> Hmm, two weeks later still no comment from samba team... Why this?

For the record, I have this matter on my todo list, but it is a long way from 
my highest priorities. 

Your observations are noted. When I update the documentation I will consider 
what ammendments may be warranted. It is my intention to reply to you at that 

- John T.
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