[PATCH] [SAMBA3] Improve handling of lookups in unsearchable directories.

James Peach jpeach at apple.com
Wed Feb 6 16:40:46 GMT 2008

On Feb 6, 2008, at 2:05 AM, Volker Lendecke wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 05, 2008 at 03:11:51PM -0800, James Peach wrote:
>> Only in the case where you were attempting to search for a particular
>> filename but couldn't do it because you didn't have search access to
>> the directory. If you don't have search access, then how can you  
>> prove
>> whether EACCES is more or less accurate than ENOENT for a case-
>> sensitive filesystem?
> So what you want to fix is a trans2_findfirst without
> wildcards?

yes, this is the main problem

> If that's the case, wouldn't it be better to
> handle this at a higher level?

I think that this is the right level. This is the level that does the  
findfirst wildcard matching and it's also the level that short- 
circuits the search for a non-wildcard findfirst.

Maybe all this stuff should be moved up closer to the findfirst code,  
but I'm not breaking any new ground by solving findfirst problems in  

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