ceph vfs

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Apr 16 12:50:53 MDT 2013

On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 10:13:46AM -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 10:51:13AM -0500, Sam Lang wrote:
> > I still have one failing test from smbtorture on the ceph vfs module.
> > base.open.ctemp test fails with EPERM.  It looks like reply_ctemp() in
> > source3/smbd/reply.c is doing a mkstemp with the path returned by
> > realpath, so in the ceph case, its doing:  mkstemp("//TMXXXXXX")
> > 
> > Unsurprisingly, that fails.  On a local filesystem (such as a
> > directory like /tmp/foo), realpath resolves the path to
> > /tmp/foo/TMXXXXXX.  But with ceph, no separate mountpoint exists
> > locally.  How is ctemp meant to be handled by backend vfs modules that
> > don't have a separate mount running on the smbd server?
> Oh, you just found a bug in the VFS :-). Thanks !
> reply_ctemp() is a *really* old DOS-style call
> that no modern clients do.

Just to be clear, there are vendors shipping
cloud gateway products that also have no local
mounts that have never run into this problem,
so it's not an issue in actual customer deployments.


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