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Bug 453373 - samba returns success during posix unlink of symlinks, but doesn't remove the link (RHEL 5 client, RHEL 4 server)
Summary: samba returns success during posix unlink of symlinks, but doesn't remove the...
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: samba
Version: 4.6
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Simo Sorce
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 2008-06-30 08:17 UTC by Juanjo Villaplana
Modified: 2008-07-01 13:05 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-07-01 13:05:45 UTC
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Description Juanjo Villaplana 2008-06-30 08:17:10 UTC
Description of problem:

This bug seems a duplicate of Bug 383351

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Client: RHEL 5, kernel-PAE-2.6.18-92.1.6.el5 (cifs 1.50cRH)
Server: RHEL 4, samba-3.0.25b-1.el4_6.5

How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce: on the client

$ ln -s bar foo
$ rm -f foo ; echo $?
$ ls -l foo
lrwxrwxrwx 1 villapla si 3 jun 30 10:14 foo -> bar
Actual results:

Symlink is not removed.

Expected results:

Symlink should be removed.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Simo Sorce 2008-06-30 18:49:36 UTC
This problem should be fixed in 4.7 can you try the beta packages and report if
it works for you ?

Comment 2 Juanjo Villaplana 2008-07-01 07:30:24 UTC
samba*-3.0.28-0.el4.5 from RHEL 4.7 beta works fine!


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