[Samba] Inexistant file displayed by samba

Dennis Clarke dclarke at blastwave.org
Thu Sep 4 16:55:40 GMT 2008

>> You should look on your Samba server to see if there are funny looking
>> three letter files named "con" or "com" or such.
> con is a DOS reserved name. That's why Samba mangles it.

right .. I knew that but you missed the point.

The point, to be pedantic and clear here, is that Microsoft *should* be
well past the days of that DOS restriction.

Where in the samba code is this mangle done? Perhaps it is a worthwhile
experiment to not mangle it.


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