[Samba] POSSIBLE BUG in Samba!!

S. J. van Harmelen sander.vanharmelen at isp.solcon.nl
Tue Aug 15 07:28:38 GMT 2006

Gentlemen, Developers,

Please take a look at my post below. Especially the part that starts
with "What I know so far" and "BUT!!!"... Could this be a bug in Samba?

Please respond...

On ma, 2006-08-14 at 13:04 +0200, S. J. van Harmelen wrote:
> Hi ho there...
> Environment: IIS 6.0 with everything mapped to aspnet_isapi.dll and the
> webiste files on a Debian Sarge Samba 3.0.23a-1 server.
> Problem: When a file is changed on the Samba server, IIS keeps serving
> the old content as long as you keep requesting the file.
> What I know so far: Because everything is mapped to aspnet_isapi.dll,
> everything is cached in the kernel-mode-cache on the Windows machine.
> When changing the change notify timeout to 5 seconds it takes 5 seconds
> for the content to change...
> BUT!!! But when I don't wait 5 seconds en keep refreshing/requesting the
> page every 2 seconds, the content never changes?!?! Only when I stop
> refreshing for at least the time set as the change notify timeout, the
> content will be updated...
> Any advice on this? If not I'm affraid I'll have to set the change
> notify timeout to 1 second which is quit costly for my system (if I
> understand correctly that is)...
> Regards,
> Sander

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