How does one control the order of transparent VFSes?
jra at samba.org
Thu Jan 15 18:44:39 GMT 2009
On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 10:15:33AM -0800, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> I have read the developer's guide (
> http://samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba3-Developers-Guide/vfs.html) but it is
> still not clear to me how one controls the order of transparent VFSes in the
> case that one wants to load several of them and order is important ...
> Are they handled in the order in which they are specified in the smb.conf?
> Presumably, however, if one has one transparent and one opaque VFS, the
> transparent one is called and it can choose to call the next one in the
> chain, or not.
> The examples seem to show this, so it would seem that if any layer returns
> without calling the next layer, that is all that happens. Perhaps I should
> look at the code to confirm this.
Dig into the code Richard, you know it's the only way :-).
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