On Mon, Mar 07, 2005 at 02:52:46PM -0500, Russell Polo wrote:
> in reply to this message :
> http://www.mail-archive.com/samba@lists.samba.org/msg54046.html
> I have the same problem. I have an old Redhat 7.3 box that I am trying 
> to replace with a FC3 box..
> when the FC3 box mounts samba directories the symlinks show up as 
> symlinks ( and are invalid as they point to non-local paths)
> When the RedHat 7.3 box mounts the same directories, it is unaware that 
> the symlinks are not directories. For years I have accumulated symlinks 
> that  files between different projects. So, it's not an easy option to 
> "stop using symlinks"
> I tried installing the old version of  samba on the new machine, (  rpm 
> -U samba-client-2.2.7-3.7.3.i386.rpm samba-common-2.2.7-3.7.3.i386.rpm 
> --force --nodeps ) it complained but seemed to work. But even with the 
> OLD rpms the symlinks still show up as symlinks. I  am at wits end.
> My friend found related link in bugzilla .
> https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2008
> If that is the problem, is there a quick and dirty trick to make  the 
> server think all clients are windows clients? ( clearly not an elegant 
> solution but would solve the current crisis )

Yeah, you could turn off the unix extensions ("unix extensions = no").
That would do it. Hmmmm. I need to think about this issue a bit....

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