[linux-cifs-client] Re: DFS patches - progress

Steve French smfrench at gmail.com
Tue May 20 20:51:34 GMT 2008

Patch to remove the QueryPathInfo retry and finish the fs/cifs/inode.c
code needed to resolve DFS paths to non-Unix/non-Samba systems.

If reviews ok - will merge into cifs-2.6.git tonight.

On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 2:42 PM, Jeff Layton <jlayton at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 20 May 2008 14:36:44 -0500
> "Steve French" <smfrench at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am having a little trouble configuring/debugging the dns_resolver.sh
>> upcall but the DFS link to ip address ( works and requests
>> to DFS refs with hostnames does not trap since Dave Howell's patch
>> fixes the oops in the security/keys upcall.
>> The beginning of the /proc/mounts entry for the submount looks ugly
>> though (with the escape 134s in it)
>> \134\134127.0.0.1\134stevef /mnt/dfs2docs cifs
>> rw,unc=\\\stevef,username=stevef,nocase,posixpaths,acl,rsize=16384,wsize=57344
>> 0 0
> If you replace the backslashes with forward slashes in the
> vfsmount.mnt_devname, then that will look prettier. The userspace mount
> helper does this for "normal" mounts.
>> Coding the same kind of cifs fake-finddata patch fix for the
>> non-Unix/Linux/Samba case now.
> --
> Jeff Layton <jlayton at redhat.com>


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