[Samba] Inexistant file displayed by samba

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 17:05:23 GMT 2008

On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 12:55 PM, Dennis Clarke <dclarke at blastwave.org> wrote:
>>> 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.
It is not. I guess they do not want to cut off some backward
compatibility. I mean try to create a directory named CON in windows
XP. I just did and it called it New Folder instead of CON.


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