Bug 497250 - brocken interpreter %a for Win2K3 R2
brocken interpreter %a for Win2K3 R2
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: samba (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
low Severity low
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Assigned To: Guenther Deschner
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Reported: 2009-04-22 20:35 EDT by Andrey
Modified: 2010-05-17 10:44 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2010-05-17 10:44:08 EDT
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Win2K3 R2 (11.14 KB, image/png)
2010-02-17 19:30 EST, Andrey
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Win2K3 (8.66 KB, image/png)
2010-02-17 19:31 EST, Andrey
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Description Andrey 2009-04-22 20:35:00 EDT
Description of problem:

I use two servers Win2k3 (Rus) and Win2k3 R2 (Rus) with latest updates.

if you use it:
path = /samba/netlogon/%a

Win2k3 open folder /samba/netlogon/Win2k3
Win2K3 R2 always open folder /samba/netlogon/Win2K

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How reproducible:
with previous versions was the same.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. use %a parameter in smb.conf
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Comment 1 Andrey 2010-02-17 19:28:26 EST
I also checked the version samba3-3.2.14-40.el5 and samba3-3.4.5-42.el5 (from ftp://ftp.sernet.de/pub/samba/experimental).
Same error. See screenshots.
Comment 2 Andrey 2010-02-17 19:30:42 EST
Created attachment 394852 [details]
Win2K3 R2
Comment 3 Andrey 2010-02-17 19:31:04 EST
Created attachment 394853 [details]
Comment 4 Dmitri Pal 2010-05-17 10:44:08 EDT
There macro is not reliable. There is no plan to fix until the upstream finds a better way to deal with %a macro.

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