Returning "fake" directories via VFS

Jeremy Allison jra at
Tue Mar 19 16:58:51 GMT 2002

On Wed, Mar 20, 2002 at 12:33:40AM +0100, Andreas Lund wrote:
> Does Samba do another system call to somehow "confirm" the filename or
> anything? Or does Samba talk to the OS directly and not just to the VFS
> wrapper, making this sort of thing impossible? I can't figure out exactly
> where the filename is replaced with an empty string, all I know is that it
> never makes it into any of the debug logs :-/

If shouldn't talk to the system directly. If it does it's a bug.
CVS checkout - I've done a lot of work on the VFS layer recently
to get the "recycle" module working.


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