Can't see FreeBSD machine in Mac's Finder
tedm at toybox.placo.com
Tue Oct 18 12:38:32 PDT 2005
Ah, then when the user 'cleans up' all those dot files from her Windows
box that happens to be mounting the same volume exported via Samba,
they become unusable! ;-)
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>[mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Lee Capps
>Sent: Tuesday, October 18, 2005 5:25 AM
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>Subject: Re: Can't see FreeBSD machine in Mac's Finder
>At 03:30 Tue 18 Oct 2005, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
>> Right, but a lot of Mac files still use that awful resource/data fork
>> that some idiot at Apple dreamed up and that isn't supported under NFS
>> that I'm aware.
>Oh, how I loathe those resource forks. I've been experimenting
>with these resource forks a lot lately (why? a long, boring, and
>pitiful tale), and I'm happy to report that the Mac actually
>_does_ seem to preserve the resource forks over NFS. If I copy a
>file called "file" with a resource fork over NFS to the file
>server it also copies over a file called "._file" which seems to
>contain all that nice metadata.
>Still, I don't trust it.
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