[cifs-protocol] Re: [linux-cifs-client] POSIX pathnames and the
Stefan (metze) Metzmacher
metze at samba.org
Sat Mar 10 23:14:48 GMT 2007
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> I thought of this, hmmmm. I originally thought
> this would be difficult to tell from an ordinary
> pathname, but you always get the DFS flag bit
> set on that name....
> This would work for the incoming pathname, but
> outgoing redirect paths still must be canonicalized
> to \server\share\path as we don't have any info
> about the server we're redirecting to.
can't we out that logic into the client, so when the client
get the redirect from a server with unix extentions then
it converts the redirect url when he talks to a server without
unix extentions support.
This way the communication over a connection with unix extentions
would be consistent.
And the client needs to have some logic anyway as
\server\share/unix/path isn't valid for connecting to a server without
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