Cross filesystem move behavior

Elrond elrond at
Mon May 14 15:07:43 GMT 2001

On Mon, May 14, 2001 at 11:28:51AM +1000, Tim Potter wrote:
> 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.

Just as a hint, where to look for good code on this:

GNU fileutils has this all in its mv. Since it's GPL, there
is no problem to reuse the code.

> Tim.


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