idea: Samba file processes
kenny at holyrood.ed.ac.uk
Mon Jun 21 09:24:51 GMT 1999
>>>>> "Sam" == Samuel Liddicott <sam at campbellsci.co.uk> writes:
Sam> So when a file is opended, instead a process is launched with
Sam> stdout being fed to samba.
Sam> This allows dynamic MOTD, or even.... dynamic .reg files
Sam> which are loaded upon login with regedit /s
Sam> This allows the pre-login message to contain "last-login"
Sam> And no doubt many other hacks... what of it?
This is like the pipe-fs found in mars-nwe, and it would be handy.
Then again, I ain't checked the docs, and so don't know if it's
already possible. Anyone care to comment?
ADML Support, EUCS, The University of Edinburgh.
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