[Samba] Problems with offline files and Explorer 'hangs'

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Mar 19 13:22:07 GMT 2002

On Tue, Mar 19, 2002 at 02:56:29PM -0500, David Collier-Brown wrote:
> Damir Dezeljin wrote:
> > - Starting with NTFS 5, M$ support an "offline" file attribute. If the
> > server is located on Win2k or greater, clients "detect" this attribute and
> > don't try to read an icon data from the file (don't trigger a read event).
> > Is there a way to mark a file on samba share with this attribute? If not,
> > where I have to hack sources (I'm not familiar with samba sources)?
> 	Hmmn, this could also be set to mimimize the
> 	time taken to scan large directories. reading
> 	files to see which pretty icon to use. 

What POSIX call do we use to detect an offline file ?


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