Call for testing Cygwin snapshot (problem with inode numbers)

Corinna Vinschen
Sat Dec 3 09:49:00 GMT 2005

On Dec  2 12:34, Peter Rehley wrote:
> On Dec 2, 2005, at 3:14 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >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  
> >this
> >we use the HAS_PERSISTENT_ACLS property.
> >
> >What Samba version is your Mac OS X using?  I'm using 3.0.20a for  
> >which
> >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  
> >distinguish
> >between a newer and an older version of Samba.  I would rather not  
> >lose
> >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  
> happens.

Keep us informed, please.  I'd rather keep the inode handling as it
is now, but we should at least know if there are ways to solve the
problem one way or the other.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat, Inc.

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