[Samba] Unable to delete files on Samba share

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Mar 7 18:10:22 GMT 2005

On Mon, Mar 07, 2005 at 10:18:49AM -0600, Brandon Laing wrote:
> Hey list,
> I'm seeing some strange behavior on a Samba server on a Fedora Core 2 
> system. What's happening is that a user, with full access to a folder, 
> will delete a file through Windows explorer. The file will disappear, 
> just like it was deleted. However, upon a refresh, the file is back 
> again. Thus far, the only workaround I've found is to change the user to 
> be the owner of the file/folder they're trying to delete. With an office 
> full of people using and sharing files/folders, this is not an efficient 
> way to go about doing things.

This is a known bug - I just fixed it in the latest SVN code. It'll be 
fixed in the next 3.0.12pre release and also in 3.0.12 final.

Hope that helps,


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