[Samba] file sorting of Linux samba directory from Windows Vista

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Sat Nov 7 13:19:44 MST 2009

On Sat, Nov 07, 2009 at 01:31:47PM -0600, Seb wrote:
> Hi,
> When listing a directory from a Linux samba directory in a DOS prompt,
> with the DOS command "dir" (or "dir /b /n"), the sorting is completely
> messed up, compared to the same command called on a local directory.  Is
> this something that is under control from samba, or is it completely
> on the Windows side?  Thanks.

Samba doesn't sort directory listings (think of what
that would cost with a 100,000 file directory).

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