smbfs AD support (was Re: CIFS VFS posted)
tom at ninja.nl
Fri Jun 21 05:51:01 GMT 2002
> If there wasn't a performance loss (which I believe it is), a cool
> would be to make smbfs a userspace filesystem re-using the libsmb code
> directly. Others have suggested this, but not done much about it.
Ehm, I'm actually working on this. It is still very much _work in progress_ but
it does work already. This also may explain my current libsmbclient.so efforts.
read/readdir open close support is working but nothing is done yet.
If people are interested, I can put the code somewhere to download (VFS tested
on linux 2.4.18, libsmbclient.so from HEAD (and patched with my latest patch).
Do _not_ expect this to work in reliable soon. And don't try it one machines
that can not be rebooted easily because I'm still tracing a nasty
Tom Jansen -- tom at ninja.nl
Ninja ISD -- www.ninja.nl
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