[PATCH] Add variable to define if a share should be hidden.
anschneider at suse.de
Tue Feb 26 15:09:22 GMT 2008
David Collier-Brown wrote:
> A janitorial question: are not the variables the opposites
> of each other, so browseable = no means the same as hidden = yes?
> If so, and if someone created a share called "foo$", then we
> could set the variable by default, and report it in testparm
> as whichever of browseable = no or hidden = yes makes sense.
> Otherwise we risk creating two disjoint variables with overlapping
> semantics, which will look bizzare to anyone
> trying to figure out which to use... and they they'll get it
Doing a 'smbclient -L //service':
'browseable = No' means, that it will not get listed.
'browseable = Yes' means, that it gets listed
'hidden = Yes' means that the share is of the type STYPE_DISKTREE_HIDDEN. You
will see the share if you call 'smbclient -L //machine'. Just do it on a
machine you have Samba running. You will notice that IPC$ gets listed, which
is of type STYPE_DISKTREE_HIDDEN.
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