[Samba] Windows XP always see folder with read-only attribute set

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Mon Jan 14 15:14:53 GMT 2008

On Jan 14, 2008 10:15 AM, Héctor Sánchez Sanmartín <hector at planatec.es> wrote:
> John Drescher escribió:
> > I have seen this from time to time at work but since this is harmless
> > I pretty much ignore it. Now when the user files are actually read
> > only and they are not supposed to be so is when my users will contact
> > me...
> >
> Well, I also used to thought that it's harmless but the other day one
> customer called me becasue he could not save changes over a file on a
> samba server. The thing is that some programs (like Photoshop, for
> example) check this attribute on the folder and don't allow the user to
> save the files on that folder.
Are you 100% sure the unix permissions on that folder were correct?

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