[Samba] Mac .DS_Stores

Mike Gallamore mike at mpi-cbg.de
Fri Nov 28 08:56:43 GMT 2008

On Nov 27, 2008, at 10:59 PM, Nozy wrote:

> Hi Mike
> why not get the system to remove the be for the backup start ?
We have 160TB of data, long long time to do a find on the space. In  
fact, we have some directories so large that a "ls" crashes (millions  
and millions of files generated by an image processing app). The  
backups are done on the system live, we are using Sun's SAMFS which  
schedules the backups as it thinks it needs to (essentially it  
decreases the time between backup if a lot of data has been changing,  
if not then it waits up to the pre-specified time you give it).
> or veto them after you have clear them out I use a mixed net work  
> here I
> just have my centos box to remove the files or veto them the mac will
> work with out them.
Might work, thanks.
> Nozy
> On Wed, 2008-11-26 at 10:12 +0100, Mike Gallamore wrote:
>> Yeah those seem pretty helpful. Part of the problem is how the
>> backup
>> system handles them. It keeps track of all the files that are on the
>> disk and keeps copies of them. We have a policy in the system to not
>> backup the .DS_Store files, but the other part of the system still
>> tries to recover the data, then complains because naturally it can't
>> find a backup copy of the file. Really sucks because some of our
>> users
>> have millions of files in thousands of directories, you can't really
>> follow the restore process because you get countless pages of
>> "warning
>> this file couldn't be restored" messages on your term.
>> On Nov 25, 2008, at 11:12 PM, Nozy wrote:

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