[Samba] unix exts / wide links / symlinks

Mike Leone turgon at mike-leone.com
Wed Apr 7 12:04:03 MDT 2010

Jeremy Allison had this to say:

> Ok, I'm or with a "wide links = insecure" option, with
> the man page expressing the opinion that enabling it is
> insane :-).
> But I'm not spending the time to code it up (but will
> test and apply patches from people who do :-).

So then this:

"It is a big mistake to set the wide links Samba parameter to no in the 
Samba configuration file /etc/smb.conf."


should be completely ignored, I guess?

I'm a bit new to Samba ....

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