Bug 6045 - Suggest rewording of "default case" in smb.conf(5)
Suggest rewording of "default case" in smb.conf(5)
Status: NEW
Product: Samba 3.2
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Docs
3.2.7
All Linux
: P3 minor
: ---
Assigned To: John H Terpstra
Samba Documentation QA Contact~
:
Depends on:
Blocks:
  Show dependency treegraph
 
Reported: 2009-01-16 15:15 UTC by Bryan Mason
Modified: 2009-05-11 04:52 UTC (History)
0 users

See Also:


Attachments

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.
Description Bryan Mason 2009-01-16 15:15:50 UTC
In the section of smb.conf(5) that describes the "default case"
parameter, the structure of the sentences and lack of punctuation
leaves them open to a number of interpretations.

Suggested wording for this paragraph is as follows:

    default case = upper/lower
    
        controls what the default case is for new filenames (ie. files
        that don´t currently exist in the filesystem). Default
        _lower_. IMPORTANT NOTE: As part of the optimizations for
        directories containing large numbers of files, the following
        special case applies.  If the options _case_sensitive_=_yes_,
        _preserve_case_=_No_, and _short_preserve_case_=_No_ are set,
        then the case of _all_ incoming client filenames, not just new
        filenames, will be modified.  See additional notes below.