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Re: [Samba] Samba - GID on files created in a directory

From: Ryan Whelan <ryan.whelan_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Aug 13 2010 - 15:30:10 GMT
To: "Jeffrey M. Johnson" <jjohnson@umn.edu>

maybe i don't completely understand, but wouldnt you just do a `chmod g+s
parent_dir` so everything created in the 'parent_dir` inherited its GID?

On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 11:07 AM, Jeffrey M. Johnson <jjohnson@umn.edu>wrote:

> I recently upgraded to Samba 3.0.37 (not the most current but when running
> 2.0.x it was a big step.)
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> However I now have an issue I just can't seem to fix, being entirely
> possible I stared at it for a week without seeing it.
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> The old version used to inherent the GID from the parent directory. I can
> honestly say I have no idea how I configured that to work but it was seven
> years ago and the documentation I now has says that is not strictly
> possible.
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> In reading the O Reilly and the on line documentation I see how to force a
> GID, however my share in question supports way to much stuff to set one
> GID,
> I really need it to inherit the GID from the parent.
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> Would someone point me in the correct direction here.
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> Jeffrey M. Johnson
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