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Re: symlinks not working on Samba mounted drives.

Chris Faylor wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 15, 2000 at 10:00:39AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >> Stephen Iribarne wrote:
> >>
> >> I checked out the FAQ on this but my version of Samba 1.9 and the
> >> latest version I have 2.03 on another Linux box must not support the
> >> options mentioned in the FAQ.
> >>
> >> When I do from my bash shell:
> >>
> >> ln -s ../main/FileFoo.h .
> >>
> >> If I look at the file that was just created it looks like
> >>
> >> !<symlink>../main/FileFoo.h^@
> >>
> >> The FAQ talks about the option mask system = yes and create mask =
> >> 0775.  I can't find anything in the Samba doc that talks about this.
> >>
> >> I've tried multiple variations...any help would be greatly
> >> appreciated.
> >
> >Creating symlinks on Samba drives is not possible with Cygwin.
> >A solution would need new versions of both, Cygwin and Samba.
> Actually, it is possible, you just have to follow the instructions in
> the FAQ.  If the configuration options aren't in your samba documentation
> then maybe you have an old version of samba.

Ooops, I missed that. Surprise, surprise!

BTW: Our FAQ is not completely correct. It should be

	map system = yes

instead of

	mask system = yes


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