[Samba] error when trying to copy file from samba share to old Windows CE share

Dan Arena ddan39 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 19 19:38:04 UTC 2019

If I open the file with notepad++, make an edit and save it, then it
will copy successfully. If I open it with regular Notepad, and
edit/save the file, it still fails. Changing the filename/extension
did nothing. Is there a way on windows to view extra attributes or

On Wed, Jun 19, 2019 at 3:13 PM Sonic <sonicsmith at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 19, 2019 at 10:41 AM Dan Arena <ddan39 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Yes, that is exactly the case. Just tested what you asked; copied a
> > file from PC desktop to samba share, then back to desktop, and now the
> > copy of the file will not copy from the PC desktop to the CE share,
> > but the original file still copies successfully. This is pretty odd...
> It appears it would be one of two things, either the file contents get
> changed/infected in a way that triggers some protection in the CE
> device, or the file name is converted/munged into a character
> set/encoding that doesn't work for the CE device. Try renaming that
> test file (including extension) that  wouldn't copy to the CE after
> the transfer to Samba and back and see if it will then copy. Also the
> contents can be verified by doing a "diff" (or whatever tool is at
> your disposal) between the original and the one that made the round
> trip.
> Chris

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