Steven French sfrench at us.ibm.com
Fri Nov 18 19:34:15 GMT 2005

The missing XATTR ifdef is now fixed in cifs-2.6 git tree along with some
minor options related to mounts where sfu mount option specified.

Thanks for pointing this oout.

Andy Whitcroft <apw at shadowen.org> wrote on 11/18/2005 05:29:47 AM:

> Andrew Morton wrote:
> > - cifs is busted when built as a module.  Mysteriously.
> Don't know if this is related, but it appears that there is a problem
> linking it static.  Specifically when you enable CONFIG_CIFS but not
> CONFIG_CIFS_XATTR.  It seems that get_sfu_uid_mode() uses
> CIFSSMBQueryEA() which is only available when CIFS_XATTR is defined.
> Oddly the error seems to be reported against the function which follows:
>   fs/built-in.o(.text+0x131520): In function `.cifs_get_inode_info':
>   : undefined reference to `.CIFSSMBQueryEA'
>   make: *** [.tmp_vmlinux1] Error 1
> -apw

Steve French
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Linux Technology Center - IBM Austin
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