[bug]: SMB_OFF_T for VFS module in samba-2.2.3a tarball

Juergen Hasch Hasch at t-online.de
Fri Mar 8 13:34:07 GMT 2002

Am Dienstag, 5. März 2002 12:15 schrieb Timothee Besset:
> If you compile the example skel.so VFS module that comes with samba-2.2.3a
> tarball, SMB_OFF_T has sizeof 8 in the daemon, and 4 in the vfs module.
> This causes stack corruption in lseek function typically (and all others
> that use SMB_OFF_T prototypes).
> logged by smbd:
> sys_lseek fd 24 whence 136258136
> sizeof(SMB_OFF_T): 8
> seek_file: sys_lseek failed. Error was Invalid argument
> read_file: Failed to seek to 0
> logged by the skeleton module:
> Loading skeleton module!
> sizoef(SMB_OFF_T): 4
> This is on a Linux x86 Debian Woody
> note that this is samba-2.2.3a that I had to patch to fix the VFS code
> with Ries van twisk patches
> I also note that:
> sizeof(SMB_OFF_T) != SIZEOF_OFF_T
> the SIZEOF_OFF_T as defined in config.h is matching smbd, #define
> The only way I found around this is adding a #define SMB_OFF_T __off64_t
> in skel.c code before any #include <includes.h> and #include <vfs.h>
> TTimo

The same thing applies to Samba head. I added -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE and 
-D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 to the makefile to make it work:


This is the way the Samba makefile does it.


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