Bug 1198 - smb.conf.5 manual page severely shortened
smb.conf.5 manual page severely shortened
Product: Samba 3.0
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Docs
All Linux
: P3 major
: none
Assigned To: Jelmer Vernooij
Depends on:
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Reported: 2004-03-19 17:42 UTC by Tony Ewell
Modified: 2005-11-14 09:29 UTC (History)
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Description Tony Ewell 2004-03-19 17:42:06 UTC
Hi All,

   Yikes!  Believe it or not, some of us actually read the directions!  
Unfortunately, the manual page for smb.conf.5 in samba-3.0.2a.tar.gz 
is severely shortened.  This is the last part that shows:

      The access rights granted by the server are masked by the access rights
      granted  to  the  specified  or guest UNIX user by the host system. The
      server does not grant more access than the host system grants.

      The following sample section defines a file space share. The  user  has
      write access to the path /home/bar. The share is accessed via the share
      name ``foo'': Example

I dug smb.conf.5 out of samba-3.0.0.tar.gz and it worked correctly.
Although I have no clue what changed in 3.0.2a's manual page.  :-(

I am using Red Hat 9 on a dual Xeon.

Many thanks,
Comment 1 Jelmer Vernooij 2004-04-27 08:24:47 UTC
This should be fixed for 3.0.3. Thanks for reporting!
Comment 2 Tony Ewell 2004-05-08 15:57:13 UTC
Works great now.  Thank you!


OH NO!  Now I have no excuse for not reading the directions?!?!?!?  :-D
Comment 3 Gerald (Jerry) Carter 2005-08-24 10:18:42 UTC
sorry for the same, cleaning up the database to prevent unecessary reopens of bugs.
Comment 4 Gerald (Jerry) Carter 2005-11-14 09:29:02 UTC
database cleanup