VFS Linking errors

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Oct 7 16:54:15 GMT 2008

On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 03:02:07PM +0100, Paul Weaver wrote:
> but C has the IP address of the client appended "msmMMOB.mdb."
> When you read the directory, you see "msmMMOB.mdb", but you see the copy
> of the file for your IP address.
> The code (roughly) is
> http://ingex.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/ingex/ingex/MediaHarmony/media_h
> armony.c?revision=1.1&view=markup
> The specific troublesome line is
> static const char* MDB_FILENAME = "msmMMOB.mdb";
> fstrcpy(d->d_name, MDB_FILENAME);
> Sizeof MDB_FILENAME is 4, even though the content's 11 chars long, but I
> think that's ok
> Any hint as to what I could do better?

You can't just declare a SMB_STRUCT_DIRENT on
the stack and copy into it.

You have to allocate instead. Something like :

size_t len = strlen(MDB_FILENAME) + 1;
strlcpy(d->d_name, MDB_FILENAME, len);


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