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veto files doesn't work?
Authored by: Mithrandir on Mar 14, '03 07:39:46PM

I can't this option to work on my machine. I put it under the default heading in the conf file. Does it need to go somewhere special to work propperly? This would be fantastic if it worked!

Also is there a way to stop smb from littering shares with the ._fileName resource fork hack?

There is a hide dot files option that also doesn't seem to work.

Any ideas?

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Josh

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veto files works like this...
Authored by: Mithrandir on Mar 15, '03 05:29:47AM

Yes veto files does work it just doesn't quite do what was stated earlier. It doesn't prevent the Finder from creating the annoying .DS_Store file but instead hides it and restricts access to it from users accessing your Mac SMB shares. So these files would not be listed on a Windows machine connecting to your Mac.

I wonder if there is a way to prevent this file from being written to SMB and other Shares? A Finder hack?

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Josh

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veto files works like this...
Authored by: rarpsl on Mar 15, '03 10:34:34PM
You Want .DS.Store files written since they are what represent the DeskTop file on the Server (ie: Icons and File Names, Location of the Icons, View Options, etc.). You also need ._File- Name files there since they are your Macintosh Resource Fork contents for file File-Name. The problem is that the .DS.Store and ._File-Name files are Not being set as Windows "Hide" files so they are "seen" by Windows users.

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