[Samba] File renaming doesn't work if only case changes
jra at samba.org
Wed Nov 7 18:34:31 GMT 2007
On Wed, Nov 07, 2007 at 02:15:38PM +0100, Michael Hofer wrote:
> I've searched the web, but didn't find anything related to my strange problem: when I try to rename a file or a directory on a Samba share from my Windows-Client and I only change the case of a some characters it's ignored and the old filename is displayed again.
> A directory "New Folder" should be renamed to "new Folder". Thats just ignored :-(. If I rename first to "New Folder1" and then to "new Folder" it works.
> I tried that in various situations:
> * on local Windows drive: no problem
> * on Samba share from Windows-client (Explorer): problem
> * on Samba share from Windows-client (DOS): problem
> * on Samba share from Samba-Client (smbclient): no problem
> My configuration:
> Client: Windows XP; SP2; latest updates
> Server: Samba 3.0.24 (Debian 4.0, Etch)
> I have set no character- or case-specific parameters in my smb.conf, I just use the defaults.
> Has anyone seen this or a similar problem?
Can you retest this with 3.0.26a please ?
I think there was a recent regression that
has been fixed.
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