[Samba] MacOSX 10.9.4 with Samba 4.1.11 and permissions weirdness

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Nov 17 09:35:36 MST 2014

On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 07:51:03AM +1000, Dan Mons wrote:
> Bumping this one last time in the hope that someone else has a fix or
> workaround.
> Permissions and umasks are still a problem with MacOSX clients.
> create mask / force mask are ignored most of the time by MacOSX 10.8
> through to 10.10 clients, and that causes much pain.
> This wasn't a problem in Samba3, as the various permission mask
> options were always enforced regardless of client stupidity.

Well the client can always overwrite the initial permissions
set by the server, so I'm guessing that the client creates
the file (Samba uses create mask etc.) then sets the permissions
as it wishes (Samba obeys).

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