Patchset to add asynchronous open/close to master

Jeremy Allison jra at
Wed Jun 20 13:44:35 MDT 2012

On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 09:42:15PM +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> Let me try to give a technical argument: Metze's concern
> just also came to my mind. In the Terminal Server case, we
> can have multiple users on the same TCP connection. User A
> does the SMB create call, we trigger the thread. User B
> comes in and does another call. We setuid to User B. What
> happens if User A would have been allowed to create the
> file, but the kernel denies it to User B, which we did the
> setuid to?
> Sorry if this comes across as mistrust. Maybe we can still
> solve all these questions, but I think we should have the
> possibility to raise them without any precondition.

Technical arguments are fine :-). It's the "I don't like
doing it this way" arguments that are irritating.

This is a valid issue. I'll work on fixing it :-).



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