Bug 144353 - Samba [homes] share vs MS Excel files
Samba [homes] share vs MS Excel files
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: samba (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jay Fenlason
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2005-01-06 07:23 EST by Sander van Boxtel
Modified: 2014-08-31 19:27 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-01-06 07:41:49 EST
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Description Sander van Boxtel 2005-01-06 07:23:49 EST
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Description of problem:
Not sure if this is a bug. But i'll mention it anyway. 

I have a homes share in my smb.conf:

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[global]
workgroup = INW
server string = INW Fileserver
hosts allow = 192.168.0. 127.0.0.1
security = user
printing = cups
printcap name = cups
load printers = yes
encrypt passwords = yes
printer admin = root sander

[homes]
comment = Home of %U
valid users = %S
browseable = no
read only = no

.... and some more shares
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When i open an MS Excel file from the [homes] share with a Windows XP
Pro SP2 machine and MS Excel 2003 there is no problem. I can work in
the file as usual. But when i hit the 'Save' button, MS Excel gives me
a notification (in Dutch, so i don't have the exact translation) that
'the file could be modified by someone else' i can choose to 'make a
copy of the file' or to 'overwrite the changes'.

What is wrong here ? Is this some kind of bug? It only happens with
Excel files ... not Word files or normal .txt files. 

Also .. when i hit the 'red cross' to close the Excel application and
Excel asks me to save the document before exiting .. and i choose YES
.. THAT works fine !!! But the 'Save' button itself (or 'File' menu
'Save') .. does not. 



Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
3.0.10

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
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Comment 1 Sander van Boxtel 2005-01-06 07:41:49 EST
Ok ... it's solved already .. it's a MS Excel bug .. fixed in Office
2003 SP3. How could i even doubt you guys ;)

[url]
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=324491
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