chmod of a file seems to always return success

Anders Karlsson trudheim at
Sat Feb 3 22:02:50 GMT 2007

On 2/3/07, Jeremy Allison <jra at> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 03, 2007 at 09:08:26PM +0000, Anders Karlsson wrote:
> >
> > Something for 3.0.24, or for later?
> Maybe 3.0.24, depends on available time.
> If you want to send in a patch that would help.

I'll see what we can come up with at work. My coding skills do not stretch
that far I am afraid. :-/  I'll nudge the originator of the question as
well, suggesting patches are welcome.

> So to touch on the umask settings on the client, the server has final
> > word (and probably by default ignore client umask settings) ?
> The server always has final word and never knows
> the client umask setting, they're a client only
> mask.

Okay, that answer is perfect. Maybe something to add to the documentation?

> I'd agree, and be happy, with that.
> Ok - can you think of a good name for
> the option ? :-).

'notify mask restrictions = yes/no' ? :-)

Anders Karlsson <trudheim at>

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