[Samba] Global share

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu May 4 18:29:46 GMT 2006

On Thu, May 04, 2006 at 01:44:24PM -0400, Nance, David W. wrote:
> I also posted this on comp.protocols.smb:
> I have a requirement to have a Samba share named "Global" 

This isn't going to work without changing Samba code.

> I've tried Global, GLOBAL, (not global obviously) but it seems to
> conflict with the "global" section in smb.conf (i.e. all shares stop
> working) I would of thought that on *nix you could get away with a 
> different case.....? 
> Is this a case-insensitive protected word? 

Yes, "global" is a magic section. You'll need to change
this inside the Samba code and recompile if you really
need this feature.


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