[Samba] WinNT offline file attribute

Shirish Kalele kalele at veritas.com
Thu Apr 25 19:22:01 GMT 2002

On Fri, 26 Apr 2002, Tim Potter wrote:

>On Thu, Apr 25, 2002 at 09:36:30AM -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
>> Yes, the problem is there is no standard POSIX call to tell if
>> a file is offline or not.
>There is probably a way of getting this information using the DMAPI
>specification which from my 10 minute web search (-: seems to be at least
>mentioned by other people like SGI, IBM, etc.
Yes, but DMAPI would be equivalent to doing an ioctl/fcntl. It would still
be very HSM-implementation-specific. Based on my understanding, DMAPI by
itself won't tell you whether a file was offlined, that's outside its

- SK

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