[cifs-protocol] Re: [linux-cifs-client] POSIX pathnames and the
Stefan (metze) Metzmacher
metze at samba.org
Sun Mar 11 08:49:04 GMT 2007
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Jeremy Allison schrieb:
> On Sun, Mar 11, 2007 at 12:14:48AM +0100, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
>> 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.
> Yes, that's exactly what I'm coding up right now.
> Wait for the check-in :-).
>> 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
>> unix extentions.
> I'm planning to make it \server\share\path/to/unix/file,
> but the server code will also accept /server/share/path/to/unix/file
> on the principle of be liberal in what you accept.
Then you need 2 code pathes in the server code, and one will never be
I think it's not the best design to allow 2 different things in one
why not reply and accept a full path with the unix '/' delimiters, when
we are in unix mode and a full path with windows '\' delimiters in
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