The Samba-Bugzilla – Bug 1901
Files opened in smbfs-mounted directories are always opened in "Write+Read" mode
Last modified: 2004-10-11 15:43:39 UTC
Reading a file in an smbfs-mounted directory with "tail -f" or a custom test
application that just uses fopen(filename, "r"), the file should show as being
opened in "Read" mode on the file server (Computer Management->System Tools-
>Shared Folders->Open Files). Instead (Windows 2000 SP4 in this case) shows the
file is opened in "Write+Read" mode.
The clent in this test case is Fedora Core 2 and samba/smbmount Version 3.0.7-
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 1902 ***
This bug is *not* a duplicate of 1902.
Bug 1902 has to do with files being left-open on the file server even when
closed on the client.