[linux-cifs-client] Re: dfs path construction fix - send dfs paths
on all path based operations on share in dfs
niallain at gmail.com
Wed May 14 11:50:25 GMT 2008
Steve French wrote:
> Samba was not handling paths without the \\server\share prefix (which
> our current code sends on QueryPathInfo) when "SHARE_IN_DFS" on
> operations such as rmdir and delete.
> This patch fixes that:
Attempted to test patch and
at the first attempt I've got oops caused by a missing CIFSGetDFSRefer patch,
after digging it up and applying it, oops is disappeared. But it doesn't
help much because your patch broke traversal over a dfs link, at the moment
dfs lookup relies on the second lookup attempt with a short path name (without
BTW, you said that you almost made patch for a fake dfs inode, it could fix
mkdir and rmdir on a dfs enabled share work (at least with samba), can't check
it on MS however.
commiting CIFSGetDFSRefer patch will help to avoid oops-es and more people
would be able to test the DFS related patches.
niallain "at" gmail.com
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