[PATCH] Volume serial number

Alexander Bokovoy ab at samba.org
Mon Nov 7 20:06:06 GMT 2005

On Mon, Nov 07, 2005 at 11:00:47AM -0800, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > > This is a really simple patch for Samba3 so I'm inclined to
> > > just add it in. I can't see any possible conflicts with Samba4.
> > We do it differently so it is not good to have different behaviour.
> Well Samba3 has been generating these volume-id's using a hash
> on the name for a long time. Samba4 uses the ino from the directory
> containing the share. It doesn't use a uuid. We're not talking
> about the same thing. Samba4 uses uuids in RAW_QFS_OBJECTID_INFORMATION:
> which in Samba3 is returned as zero.
Yes, that's correct -- I've been wrong and actually mixed them up. Does it
make sense to unify the code for both paths and:
	- return hash of uuid or smb.conf-set value for volume-id
	- return uuid or smb.conf-set value for object-id

/ Alexander Bokovoy
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