vfs_handle_struct->data usage

Jiri Klouda jk at zg.cz
Sun Apr 23 19:45:30 GMT 2006

I also suggest to read up on the talloc methods and
use them for memory allocation in the 'data' pointer.
And yes, that is what it is there for.


On Sun 23-04-06 11:41:38, Linux wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm writing a module that is extended version of vfs_audit.
> In that module I need to keep some data storage while
> conn is up. Then I found there's a member "data" in
> vfs_handle_struct which seems not being used in smbd
> sources, it just gets freed in conn_free if alloc'ed.
> So I thought I could use it to hold malloc'ed memory storage
> until close() gets called as module private storage.
> Would it be problematic in some case or  possibly stomping
> "data" storage in some case?
> Thanks,
> -- Junji Kanemaru
> Linuon Inc.
> Tokyo Japan

Jiri Klouda <jk at zg.cz>
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