[linux-cifs-client] setting file size to windows 9x/windows me

Naidu Bollineni naidu at kazeon.com
Mon Sep 19 17:25:01 GMT 2005

Is there a support for fetching NT ACLs from server in binary format? I
am wondering if copying a file without modifying its behavior doesn't
require this support? Currently I see only POSIX ACL handling in CIFS

Naidu Bollineni
Senior Member Technical Staff
Kazeon Systems
naidu at kazeon.com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-cifs-client-bounces+naidu=kazeon.com at lists.samba.org
> [mailto:linux-cifs-client-bounces+naidu=kazeon.com at lists.samba.org] On
> Behalf Of Steve French
> Sent: Saturday, September 17, 2005 9:39 PM
> To: samba-technical at lists.samba.org
> Cc: linux-cifs-client at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [linux-cifs-client] setting file size to windows 9x/windows
> Looks like setting the file size to windows 9x/windows me servers has
> be done via file handle, not path, (ie open and write 0 bytes at
> or setfileinfo level 1) ... right?   I am getting invalid
> function/unsupported level errors on every setpathinfo (path based)
> level 1 from linux cifs client to windows me/9x (works to other
> of course).
> Strange that one can't do anything useful to windows 9x/me without
> opening the file since that could lead to strange sharing violations,
> but in any case with this change the cifs code should do fine for most
> operations to windows 9x/me
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