shadow_copy2_realpath() snapshot path component removal
ddiss at suse.de
Thu Feb 13 16:30:33 MST 2014
On Thu, 13 Feb 2014 14:36:14 -0800
Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org> wrote:
> > > I expect that's just a side-effect of VSS doing the COW snapshot at the block layer.
> > > I.e. The filesystem/SD permit write access, but the IOs are rejected at the device layer.
> > Of course it is, but that is not the point. Users get very unhappy
> > when it does not behave the way it behaves on Windows.
> New test case please inside smbtorture4 ! That way we can at least know when
> we're working :-).
Sadly, testing of snapshot IO against a Windows server is difficult to
automate. The only mechanism to trigger a snapshot remotely via SMB is
using FSRVP, and AFAICT on Windows FSRVP created snapshots are not
exposed for access via previous file version (@GMT/timewarp token)
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