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(I think, I found a bug in netatalk. Where should I report it?)
(How does Netatalk integrate with Samba?)
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* "Illegal" names, that make Windows choke, are still a problem. There exists an [http://netatalk.sourceforge.net/2.0/htmldocs/AppleVolumes.default.5.html AppleVolumes] option called "mswindows", which will prevent Mac clients from saving such names. But this leads to Netatalk's afpd breaking the AFP specifications and is no real solution (like a working Samba VFS module, that mangles such names on demand in a sane way, would be). Additionally, this option breaks saving to Netatalk volumes for several applications, i.e. OfficeX.
 
* "Illegal" names, that make Windows choke, are still a problem. There exists an [http://netatalk.sourceforge.net/2.0/htmldocs/AppleVolumes.default.5.html AppleVolumes] option called "mswindows", which will prevent Mac clients from saving such names. But this leads to Netatalk's afpd breaking the AFP specifications and is no real solution (like a working Samba VFS module, that mangles such names on demand in a sane way, would be). Additionally, this option breaks saving to Netatalk volumes for several applications, i.e. OfficeX.
 
* Hiding the metadata stuff from the other platform: You might want to hide all the directories and files described in the [[Special Files and Folders]] entry by using Samba's veto option. You can do the same for Mac clients too using  Netatalk's veto option. For samba:
 
* Hiding the metadata stuff from the other platform: You might want to hide all the directories and files described in the [[Special Files and Folders]] entry by using Samba's veto option. You can do the same for Mac clients too using  Netatalk's veto option. For samba:
  veto files = /:2eFBCLockFolder/.FBCLockFolder/:2eFBCIndex/.FBCIndex/:2eDS_Store/.DS_Store/TheVolumeSettingsFolder/TheFindByContentFolder/Temporary Items/\
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  veto files = /:2eFBCLockFolder/.FBCLockFolder/:2eFBCIndex/.FBCIndex/TheVolumeSettingsFolder/TheFindByContentFolder/Temporary Items/\
 
               Network Trash Folder/.AppleDB/:2eVolumeIcon.icns/.VolumeIcon.icns/Icon/.AppleDouble/.AppleDesktop/desktop.ini/RECYCLER/
 
               Network Trash Folder/.AppleDB/:2eVolumeIcon.icns/.VolumeIcon.icns/Icon/.AppleDouble/.AppleDesktop/desktop.ini/RECYCLER/
 
  delete veto files = Yes
 
  delete veto files = Yes

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