[Samba] recycle module creates empty files (0 KB)

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Fri Feb 22 02:05:51 GMT 2008

Marcus Sobchak <lists at localguru.de> wrote:
>>> I have a strange behaviour when creating new files.  When opening word,
>>> excel, ppt or txt to create a new document (e.g. I use the word icon on
>>> the desktop to start word) and save the file to the home share H: an
>>> empty (0 KB) file with the same name as the saved document is created in
>>> the trash folder. Why this second empty file in the trash folder?

>> It may something to do with the way Windows/Office works.
>> When you create a new file or open an existing one, it creates a weird 
>> hidden file with ~ at the beginning of  the name, then deletes this when 
>> the file is saved/closed.

> It just happens when creating a new file using "save as" to share H: 
> I've already excluded ~$* and *.tmp files. The empty file in the trash
> folder seems not to be a temporary file. 

Weird... sorry, but I don;t know what else it could be... sorry...

What version of Samba was this? aybe it is something that is fixed in 
later versions?

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