VFS module - filter everyone etc.
rainer at openantivirus.org
Thu Apr 24 16:33:57 GMT 2003
Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
>> Stefan (et al): I would really appreciate, if
>> - there's some kind of a HowTo telling how to convert existing VFS
>> modules into the new VFS system
> I'll writting a tutorial and an example module,
> witch descripes how to update 2.2 and 3.0aplha modules
> But first I'll complete the code and test it :-)
Of course. If I can be of any help wrt testing, please ask.
>> - the documentation of VFS modules could be expanded imho (e.g.
>> Samba-Developers-Guide.pdf) :-)
> this tutorial will find place in the Developers-Guide :-)
Fine, I'm glad to hear that.
>> - is there a prefered way, how memory for private data (i.e.
>> vfs_handle->data) should be allocated? via talloc as in
> the memory could be talloced on the conn->mem_ctx talloc context,
> witch I will add with the new vfs interface.
> or you can use memory allocation as you want.
> and the freeing will be done by the
Thanks for your input and work on the VFS stuff! Hm, actually at least
for 2.2.8(a) it seems doing on-access scanning via VFS has more
"overhead" than doing it as a linux kernel module. First test showed
8sec vs ~20sec. But I need to do some more reasearch on that.
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