[Samba] cant save to smb from apps?

Jean-Sebastien Pilon jspilon at PENSON.CA
Wed Nov 15 17:51:22 GMT 2006

I don't like the colon neither. I would just call it C

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> From: samba-bounces+jspilon=penson.ca at lists.samba.org 
> [mailto:samba-bounces+jspilon=penson.ca at lists.samba.org] On 
> Behalf Of Josh Hester
> Sent: Wednesday, November 15, 2006 12:47 PM
> To: John Drescher
> Cc: samba
> Subject: Re: [Samba] cant save to smb from apps?
> Yes, I did name the Directory C: Im not running a Domain just 
> a simple 
> network.
> On Tue, 14 Nov 2006, John Drescher wrote:
> >> 
> >> 
> >> >
> >> > [C:]
> >> >       comment = Point Files
> >> >       path = /C:
> >> >       writeable = yes
> >> >       browseable = yes
> >> >       only guest = yes
> >> 
> >> Josh, did you create a directory on a unix box and name it 
> "C:"?  AFAIK,
> >> windows thinks the root of the 'C' drive is 'C:\', not 
> 'C:'.  Maybe that
> >> confuses windows.  The colon ':' is not a legal char in 
> windows file
> >> names.
> >> 
> >
> > Agreed, you should also not name the share C: as I do not 
> believe this is a
> > valid windows share name for the same reason as above.
> >
> > John
> >
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