Problems creating a new VFS module

Holger Hetterich hhetter at
Thu Oct 7 12:19:41 MDT 2010

Am Donnerstag, den 07.10.2010, 16:21 +0100 schrieb Sergio Lopes:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to develop a new VFS module for Samba, but am encountering
> some difficulties and also i don't know much of samba programming so i
> need some help from you, if possible.
> The VFS module I want to develop will present a hierarchy of directories
> and files. This hierarchy does not exist in the filesystem, its
> structure is stored in a database. The files / directories shown in the
> share will therefore be defined by the contents of the
> database(something like a database FS).

Even if I am unable to imagine a use case for this at the moment (can
you englighten me?) I find the idea quite interesting :)

Holger Hetterich, hhetter at, 
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