[Samba] Re: Avoiding the desktop.ini notepad popup on startup, and

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Tue Nov 1 18:23:52 GMT 2005

Eric A. Hall schrieb:
> On 11/1/2005 6:05 AM, Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
>>why the problem only exists with Samba domain controllers, and not with 
>>Microsoft domain controllers - remains a mystery for me (perhaps someone 
>>from Samba team could comment on this)?
> *NIX doesn't have a concept of hidden files. Files created as such aren't
> stored that way, and Samba doesn't have an external map of individual
> files and their DOS attributes.
> You have to flag the filename pattern as hidden to Samba, then it will
> return the appropriate attribute whenever the filename is encountered

and how do you do it?

I thought using a filesystem with acls enabled would help, but obviously 
it didn't :)

so you say there is a smb.conf config with which one could mark 
desktop.ini files as hidden?

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