Writes to Samba mount, sort-of

Larry Hall (Cygwin) reply-to-list-only-lh@cygwin.com
Mon Nov 19 00:58:00 GMT 2007

Vidiot wrote:
>>From within a terminal, I run zsh.  I have no trouble, via the command line,
> creating files on a Samba mount, or transferring files to the Samba mount.
> When I try and do the same thing from within a cron job, that starts a zsh
> script, I cannot create or copy files to a Samba mount.
> Can anyone think of a reason why this would be so?

Yes and we even have an FAQ about it.  See:


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A: Yes.
 > Q: Are you sure?
 >> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
 >>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

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