Developing a VFS plugin for inhouse backup solution
jra at samba.org
Mon Feb 14 23:11:50 GMT 2005
On Mon, Feb 14, 2005 at 08:16:47AM +0100, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
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> Jeremy Allison schrieb:
> | 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
> | function.
> ok, that could work, but please think about that one module can be in the
> stack twice and each
> instance needs to register it's own data...
Hmmm. The correct error message EEXIST allowing a module to re-register
under a different name could fix that.
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