[Samba] Mac client the color label associated to a file is lost after editing...

Dario Palmisano Dario.Palmisano at icgeb.org
Fri Feb 2 12:18:11 UTC 2018

Thanks for your wise suggestion!

I do not know if it is a bug, but hoped that someone devised a smart 
configuration able to solve the issue

On Friday 02 February 2018 12:37:53 Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> On Fri, 2 Feb 2018 11:56:51 +0100
> Dario Palmisano via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > thanks in advance for the support!
> >
> > My samba server is samba-3.6.23-45.el6_9.x86_64, on Scientific Linux
> > 6.
> >
> > Using a Mac it is possible to associate a color label to a file
> > (suppose a word document). This can be done on the samba share too,
> > but if I edit the file and save the changes the color label is lost
> > (like if it is reset to empty). When the file is local or it is in
> > shared volume via afp (netatalk) the editing works fine, preserving
> > the color label.
> > Is this happened to any other, is there any way to solve it?
> If this is a Samba problem, you have little or no chance of getting
> samba-3.6.23 fixed. It is EOL as far as Samba is concerned, see here:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Samba_Release_Planning
> Try upgrading Samba to a supported version (This may also require
> upgrading the OS), if the problem is still apparent, raise a bug report.
> Rowland

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