Samba network recycle bin (fwd)

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at
Thu Nov 8 08:48:22 GMT 2001

On Mon, 5 Nov 2001, Tristan Ball wrote:

> The recycle bin appears to have a flat namespace. This is likely to
> cause a glut of files, and way to many name conflicts. I believe the
> code would have to recreate the original directory structure inside
> the recycle bin, and also rename files when conflicts occur.

Good points.

> Can VFS modules be layered in a more general way? A prime example
> would be vfs_audit -> vfs_recycle_bin. As I see it now, this would
> require me to change vfs_audit, which seems wrong, or have the
> recycle_bin module replace the default, which seems strange?

We have discussed filter modules, but the current VFS architecture only
olows for one module at a time per share.

cheers, jerry
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