[Samba] delete file being transferred

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Mar 15 23:28:08 MDT 2011

On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 09:31:50PM -0400, Chaojie.Xiao at emc.com wrote:
> So there is no method to delete the file that is beging
> transferred if I shutdown the samba service or just close
> specific share folder with smbcontrol. Right?

Correct. Samba does not really know what state such a file
is in. It might be that someone is trying to transfer a huge
file with a flaky connection, transferring remaining bytes
after a reconnect. In this case deleting those files would
be the wrong thing.

With best regards,

Volker Lendecke

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