[Samba] copying a folder removes the 'hidden' attribute

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Feb 1 22:29:02 GMT 2007

On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 04:24:48PM -0600, James A. Dinkel wrote:
> I have extended attributes enable in the file system so the 'hidden' and
> other attributes should be saved as an extended attribute.
> When connecting to the share from a Windows computer, if I copy a FILE
> then the new file stays hidden, but if I copy a FOLDER then the new
> folder is NOT hidden.
> I tried this on a Windows file server and it does preserve the 'hidden'
> attribute, which is what I want.  I know this isn't really critical, but
> it's annoying when copying a folder with hidden subfolders.  All the
> hidden subfolders are now un-hidden and I have to go through and re-hide
> them.
> Is this a bug, or maybe there is something I can do about it?  I'm using
> Samba 3.0.23d from the Debian Etch repository.

Sounds like a bug. Can you log it at bugzilla, but I need the *exact*
steps to reproduce it (including client version etc. etc.).


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