type-safe vfs

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Jul 24 11:05:28 MDT 2009

On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 08:49:05PM -0400, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> Hi!
> Under
> http://git.samba.org/?p=vl/samba.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/vfs
> find a patch that makes our VFS type-safe. As a side-effect
> it shrinks connection_struct on 64 bit from 4352 to 768
> bytes. That patch definitely breaks some modules on some
> platforms, but developing it has found some bugs already.
> I did not really find a good way to split that up into a
> sequence of patches that are self-contained, so I dumped it
> in one large one.
> Comments?

That's a very nice simplification, I like it a lot.

What modules did it break. It looks like it'd really
be worth fixing those modules and applying this patch


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