Samba network recycle bin (fwd)

Simo Sorce idra at
Thu Nov 8 10:00:08 GMT 2001

On Thu, Nov 08, 2001 at 10:40:54AM -0600, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
> 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.

this is true also for Ms loacl recycle bin if i recall correctly,
do they have some sort of info connected to evry file in the recycle bin?
if not how do they restore the file in the correct dir?
(it has been a lot since I used any kind of recycle bin, so if I'm saying something stupid, just ignore me)

> > 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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