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

Marcus Sobchak <lists at localguru.de> lists at localguru.de
Fri Feb 22 12:57:35 GMT 2008

Am Freitag, den 22.02.2008, 01:05 +0100 schrieb Marcus Sobchak :
> Am Donnerstag, den 21.02.2008, 17:40 +0100 schrieb Marcus Sobchak :
> > Hi,
> > 
> > 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?
> > 
> > Going directly to the home share H: and create a new document using
> > right mouse click "new / word document" and save to H: no empty file is
> > found in the trash folder. Strange?
> I found this message in the list with a patch to fix this problem using
> the recycle:minsize parameter
>   http://lists.samba.org/archive/samba-technical/2006-July/048054.html
> After looking to the source of the Debian package 3.0.24-6etch9 is seems
> that the minsize feature doesn't come with the 3.0.24 version. Is there
> a patch for version 3.0.24?

I've tested the path against debian's samba version and it seems to be
stable :-) To avoid empty (0 KB) files I set minsize to the minimum of 1

   recycle: minsize = 1

Thanks SATOH Fumiyasu for the patch and helping,

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