[PATCH] Add variable to define if a share should be hidden.
abartlet at samba.org
Tue Feb 26 21:17:35 GMT 2008
On Tue, 2008-02-26 at 16:04 -0500, David Collier-Brown wrote:
> Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > On Tue, 2008-02-26 at 09:51 -0500, 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
> > I still think that having an option for 'actually hide this' and another
> > for 'tell the client to hide this' is asking for trouble.
> At the pure semantic level, calling this one "mark as hidden"
> disambiguates them somewhat...
> The possible confusion is a concern to me, but it's similar to
> having a way to not serve files and also a way to mark
> them "tell the client to hide this".
I actually think that (tell client to hide share) should be the option
name. Anything else makes it sound like an inverse alias for
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