[Samba] Odd problem with samba v.3.0.20b

Leon Brooks leon-samba at cyberknights.com.au
Tue Oct 25 03:47:04 GMT 2005

On Monday 24 October 2005 20:45, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
> Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> | The trouble is that we don't know where the string is
> | being trucated. It is not as simple as 'in the tree connect',
> | as ethereal shows the string to be already truncated.
> | It must be somewhere else, but it also appears non-fatal:
> | I've never heard of it actually breaking setups,
> | just making noise.
> It's not our bug Andrew.  I've generated traces from
> a Win2K -> WinXP  that show the exact same thing.  It's
> a Windows 2000 client bug.

So... new config item:

    w2k client workaround = yes

    iff requested share does not exist, but a single share with the
    same name plus one character does exist, connect to that instead.


Cheers; Leon

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