[Samba] Dir ec* returns dir name starting with letters EA... come again!?

Michael Lueck mlueck at lueckdatasystems.com
Wed Oct 19 22:10:14 GMT 2005

I take it that this is a bug, maybe related to the fun of Samba and XFS getting along I do not know. And I am back level on Samba awaiting the new .deb's. Anyway, with that disclamer...

Z:\Download\Topic\OS2\eCS>dir ..\ec*
  Volume in drive Z is data
  Volume Serial Number is 1F68-027E

  Directory of Z:\Download\Topic\OS2

08/07/2005  03:10p      <DIR>          EABrowser
10/17/2005  11:33p      <DIR>          eCS
                0 File(s)              0 bytes
                2 Dir(s)   8,342,110,208 bytes free

I wondered why EABrowser showed up on my tab key accellerator in one directory up. Doing a dir to double check... sure enough it thinks a dir starting EA matches the ec* search.

Win2K SP4 client OS
Samba PDC running on Debian Sarge with the 3.0.14a deb that came with Debian Sarge.
XFS filesystem on the server

Don't think I am doing anything else / using anything else which would add to the potential for this to happen. Any point in sniffing or otherwise since I am back level on Samba code?

Michael Lueck
Lueck Data Systems

Remove the upper case letters NOSPAM to contact me directly.

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