Samba3 VFS: Opaque vs. Transparent.
jorgar at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 18:27:39 GMT 2008
On 11/01/2008, Christopher R. Hertel <crh at ubiqx.mn.org> wrote:
> For those with Samba3 VFS experience:
> I am trying to wrap my brain around the workings of Opaque vs. Transparent
> functions. So far, I understand that calling SMB_VFS_NEXT_XXXX() is also
> involved in the opaque/transparent question.
> Here's what I don't yet understand: What effect does setting
This prepends the function pointer chain of VFS operations that you
traverse using SMB_VFS_NEXT
> have on VFS function behavior. What different
> effect does SMB_VFS_LAYER_OPAQUE have?
This resets the function pointer at the fixed end of the VFS operation
chain, ie. the chain always has a known last operation, which is set
by the most recent OPAQUE function.
James Peach | jorgar at gmail.com
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