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

Tim Potter tpot at samba.org
Wed Mar 20 14:47:01 GMT 2002

On Wed, Mar 20, 2002 at 06:19:28PM +0100, Damir Dezeljin wrote:

> - The other possibility is it to use one of reserved ext2fs flags 
> (http://www.linuxhq.com/kernel/v2.4/doc/filesystems/ext2.txt.html), but 
> this way the implementation will be ext2 / ext3 specific. BTW: One of this 
> fields is a .commpression. attribute which can be setted by 'chattr +c' 
> (compressed files are colored blue on NT).

The i_flags member of an ext2_inode is actually an unsigned long so there
are theoretically many flags to play with.   We could even use some of
these to map the readonly, system and hidden bits instead of having to play
games with the unix executable bits.


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