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Re: permissioning on samba-mounted drive
On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 06:47:43PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 12:11:14PM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>> Noel L Yap wrote:
>> > I looked through this and found nothing that says whether or not cygwin will
>> > support this in the future.
>> Oh, sorry, I'm pretending to be Chris today. ;^T Yes, sometime in the
>> future when somebody submits the patches to do so. Are you wanting to
>> contribute patches?
>Nice try, Earnie ;-)
>Cygwin can't support real unix permissions using samba due to the
>mapping problem between samba and windows user accounts and due
>to the way Samba translates NT ACLs to UNIX permissions. You can
>control the behaviour in several interesting ways by tuning your
>smb.conf file on the samba server box (man smb.conf is your friend)
>but you will always have some limitations. I have good experiences
>using the following settings:
Have you looked at the new version of Samba, Corinna? They've
apparently made some improvements in this regard.
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