support for mknod to windows now in cifs vfs
abartlet at samba.org
Sun Nov 20 03:56:44 GMT 2005
On Sat, 2005-11-19 at 13:55 -0600, Steve French wrote:
> Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > On Fri, 2005-11-18 at 22:30 -0600, Steve French wrote:
> > > I added the code to cifs vfs to enable it do mknod of block and
> > > chardevice even if the server does not support the Unix extensions (such
> > > as Windows). This requires the "sfu" mount option to be specified
> > >
> > Any reason why this isn't on by default?
> > Andrew Bartlett
> I agree with most of Martin's points - even on Windows there are a few
> (possibly with Vista) three ways e.g. to do symlinks. Although sfu is
> the most important way to do it it is a bit slower too.
Isn't there also the mac 'magic file size' thing too? Did that change,
or should we also cope with servers holding those files?
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Samba Developer, SuSE Labs, Novell Inc. http://suse.de
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College http://hawkerc.net
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