[Samba] Parameter "hide unwritable"

John E. Malmberg wb8tyw at qsl.net
Fri Jul 26 04:10:02 GMT 2002

Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> Alexander Oswald wrote:
>>is anyone interested in two new params?
> No - we really don't want any more paramaters than we can possilby
> avoid.
>>hide unwritable file (S)
>>hide unwritable directory (S)
>>(Right, they should do what you assume.)
>>If yes, is there anyone who is pretty familiar with
>>samba sourcecode and would drop some lines for it?
> It doesn't really work like that - you have to produce the patch, and
> argue why it's a good idea...

Why not use the host platform's security to make the files unavailable 
to SMBD when SMBD is SETUID to the user?

No changes are needed for SAMBA to do that, so it will work with all 
versions of SAMBA.

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