What's the deal with proto.h these days and linking a VFS module after exposing init_stat_ex_from_stat

Richard Sharpe realrichardsharpe at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 15:19:23 MDT 2011

On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 2:14 PM, Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 02, 2011 at 12:29:17PM -0700, Richard Sharpe wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> I modified lib/system.c to change init_stat_ex_from_stat to be
>> non-static, but that did not allow us to access it from within the
>> VFS, however, I see that other VFS modules do access symbols from
>> within Samba.
>> Looking further I noticed that init_stat_ex_from_stat was not in
>> proto.h and proto.h contains a comment about it being frozen in 2008.
> That just means we stopped auto-generating it from the C files
> in 2008, it's still being heavily modified :-).
>> Is there another mechanism for exposing these symbols or do I have to
>> modify proto.h and commit it to git?
> Yeah, modify & commit.

Great, thanks.

Richard Sharpe

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