Auditing with VFS

Jeremy Allison jra at
Tue Jul 9 10:16:13 GMT 2002

On Tue, Jul 09, 2002 at 05:07:30PM +0100, Daniel Niasoff wrote:
> When auditing with VFS the pathname recorded is only the relative path for
> the share not the the full path all the way from root.
> Are there any plans to change this as I want to use auditing as a method of
> backing up (i:e: record all files that have been written to and back them up
> automatically) and as the path is only relative to the share and I have no
> way of knowing which share is currently being accessed this would be rather
> difficult.

Yes you do know the share & path - it's stored in the connection struct
passed into the VFS calls or pointed to from the files_struct passed
into the VFS calls.

Hope this helps,


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