Developing a VFS plugin for inhouse backup solution

Jeremy Allison jra at
Sun Feb 13 18:26:27 GMT 2005

On Sun, Feb 13, 2005 at 12:11:15PM +0100, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
> per file data can't be a simple void *private_data on the files_struct!

That wasn't how I was planning to implement it.

> each module in the stack would need to have it's on private pointer for
> the open file.
> Implementing this in the calling samba code would be very complicated

Not really. I was planning to add a "register private data" call which
took a name. The VFS caller would have to then call the requisite free


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