Cross filesystem move behavior

Tim Potter tpot at
Mon May 14 01:28:51 GMT 2001

Michael Gerdts writes:

> When a share crosses file systems, "moving" a file from one file system to
> another fails from an NT client (ERRnaccess).  This appears to be a result
> of conn->vfs_ops.rename() failing.  Since it eventually just calls
> rename(), that is expected.  Relevant log entries are:


> I am not promising to implement this, but if I am looking for a smallish
> coding project I may implement it.  That is, assuming that I don't have
> people screaming "That idea sucks!"

Sounds like a good idea to me.  Go for it.


> Mike

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