[PATCH] s3: introduce new share parameter "open special files"

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Jun 11 09:58:29 MDT 2013

On Thu, Jun 06, 2013 at 11:51:38AM +1000, Dewayne wrote:
> To avoid an auditing issue, would it be possible to enable a compile switch that prevents both this and wide-links code from being
> built into the compiled image?
> I appreciate that "mount -o nodev" is a good solution, however we're moving the responsibility somewhat and a defence in depth
> paradigm would encourage not relying on the sysadmin remembering that devices, serving samba fileshares, must be mounted with nodev.
> (Staff changes, outsourcing and contract staff being a factor)
> Unfortunately FreeBSD doesn't have nodev as a mount option. 

Could you add your request together with the patch as an
enhancement to our kitchen sink a.k.a. bugzilla.samba.org? I
can't promise anything, but if it's in bugzilla, chances are
less that it gets lost.



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