Client umask settings not horoured in CIFS.

Anders Karlsson trudheim at
Mon Feb 5 22:41:57 GMT 2007

On 2/5/07, Jeremy Allison <jra at> wrote:
> The client code has to guess how to map the mode_t
> on create to what the server will use with an NTCreateX
> call. This will get fixed with the new UNIX extensions
> to allow POSIX opens on the wire.

That makes sense. I figured, perhaps erroneously, that this may be a
client side thing. I thought it may be something with how cifsfs hook
in to the VFS layer. Your explanation makes things clearer. :)


Anders Karlsson <trudheim at>

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