Call for testing Cygwin snapshot (problem with inode numbers)
Fri Dec 2 20:34:00 GMT 2005
On Dec 2, 2005, at 3:14 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Dec 1 15:38, Peter Rehley wrote:
>> On Dec 1, 2005, at 1:38 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>> On Dec 1 13:01, Peter Rehley wrote:
>>>> It only appears to be a problem
>>>> when I have a mac os x share mounted to a drive on windows.
>>>> When I
>>>> try with a windows share or a linux share I don't seem to have the
>>>> The problem that I'm seeing is that the inode value isn't unique
>>>> listing a directory (or using any program that uses the inode
>>> Do I understand you right that this only happens for
>>> directories? The
>>> normal file inodes are looking ok?
>> No, it also happens for files too.
>>> The output of both tests might be helpful.
>> Output is attached.
> Well, the volume information looks exactly as usual for a remote Samba
> The problem is, that your Samba version apparently screws up the inode
> information and we have re-enabled using the inode numbers sent from
> remote file systems which are supposed to be capable of that. For
> we use the HAS_PERSISTENT_ACLS property.
> What Samba version is your Mac OS X using? I'm using 3.0.20a for
> the inode information is useable. Is Samba a part of the OS
> packages or
> did you install it from an external source? Is it a rather old one?
> Can you upgrade? The problem is that there's no way for us to
> between a newer and an older version of Samba. I would rather not
> the inode information when available.
I'm using mac os x 10.4.3 which is using samba version 3.0.10. So
it's not that old. However, I did find one reference that implied
that mac did something funny for acl's.
I'm going to try install a non-apple version of samba and see what
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