[Samba] Linux Samba to Mac OSX: resource fork lock problems?
jra at samba.org
Fri Sep 22 16:39:23 GMT 2006
On Fri, Sep 22, 2006 at 10:47:49AM -0400, William Yang wrote:
> I am seeking a better workaround than I currently have for the problem.
> Using OS X 10.3.x and 10.4.x (and possibly other versions) as workstations,
> and Gentoo Linux (kernel 2.6.16) with Samba 3.0.22, I have the following
> sequence of events. The symptom is most prevalent when dealing with multi
> MB files:
> 1. Resource fork (._ file) gets locked
> 2. File associated with resource fork also gets locked.
> 3. File gets unlocked
> 4. Resource fork never gets unlocked.
> Because the resource fork never gets unlocked, this causes problems with
> migration of data off the Mac to the server and occasionally results in a
> file being deleted unexpectedly.
Is this a bug in the Mac client ? Are they forgetting to unlock
their resource forks ? A network sniff would be useful.
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