[Samba] uploading client printer drivers broken ?

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri Apr 14 13:22:15 GMT 2006

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Chris Anders wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I am at a loss with this feature of samba in that it is soo hit or miss
> if the client drivers will upload or not depending on samba version used.
> Can someone confirm that this feature does indeed work in the latest
> samba release?

It's never hit and miss according to my tests.  There have been any
regressions in this code that I'm aware of in a really long time
(couple of years).

> To confirm that its not a permission on the filesystem it self if i
> chmod 000 the path of the print$ when i try and upload the driver it
> wont even attempt to upload, windows will simply state that the
> operation is not possible.

chmod 000 removes all permissions.  Are you sure this is what you did?
If so, you probably meant to do chmod 777.

cheers, jerry
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