directory path info in vfs readdir
Philip de Nier
philip.denier at rd.bbc.co.uk
Thu Apr 6 10:12:59 GMT 2006
Is there a reliable way to get information about the directory path within
the VFS 'readdir' function?
I tried using 'connection_struct::dir_path' but found that it sometimes has
the wrong directory path. The example trace shown below, taken from a
modified full audit, shows that the second 'opendir' followed by
'readdir' wrongly has the directory path ('dirpath='...) of the previous
I want to have the directory path information when processing a 'readdir'
call so that I can skip certain files that occur in certain directory
paths. Should I be able to rely on 'connection_struct::dir_path' to give me
The smbd version is 3.0.13-1.1-SUSE, on Suse 9.3, Linux 188.8.131.52-21.7-smp.
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