[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#532856: closed by Mathieu Parent <math.parent at gmail.com> (Closing " umask settings overridden by Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) clients")

Josip Rodin joy at debbugs.entuzijast.net
Thu Jun 28 01:33:36 BST 2018

On Mon, Jun 18, 2018 at 09:51:03PM +0000, Debian Bug Tracking System wrote:
> Closing as this is not a bug but a configuration tuning.

Sorry, what? I don't see such an explanation in the bug log.

Two people said "unix extensions = no" would work around the issue.
Nobody provided an actual solution to the issue.
Nobody responded to the part where I said:

> I had specified all documented options that describe native Linux permission
> masks to be applied on files on Samba shares. The daemon ignored this
> because of another implicit option being in effect, one which contradicted
> those other, explicit settings. That just doesn't make sense from a user
> standpoint, regardless of the rationale. A proper bug fix would be to change
> the behaviour of that new option to take into account the requirements set
> by old options (better), or to fully document the impact of the new option
> and make it explicit (worse, but still satisfactory).

Can you?

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