[cifs-protocol] Re: [linux-cifs-client] POSIX pathnames and the
jra at samba.org
Sun Mar 11 01:29:43 GMT 2007
On Sat, Mar 10, 2007 at 05:26:47PM -0500, simo wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-03-10 at 12:36 -0800, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > On Sat, Mar 10, 2007 at 08:40:12PM +0100, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
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> > > Jeremy Allison schrieb:
> > > > which is incorrect. Now that's easy to fix, but
> > > > the problem is when the client is in unix extensions
> > > > posix pathname mode and accesses a DFS share which
> > > > needs to reply with a redirect of :
> > > >
> > > > "\server\share\home/userluser/eLItE\haXor/"
> > >
> > > why not /sever/share/home/userluser/eLItE\haXor/ ?
> > 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.
> But what would do a server that do not have unix extensions when
> presented a path with mixed slashes like: \server\share/user/blah/ ?
> Will a windows server understand it ?
Of course not. That's why we'd never send such
a path to a server with which we've not negotiated
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