Windows vs POSIX directory rename with open files behaviour
jra at samba.org
Fri Jan 23 11:20:44 MST 2015
On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 05:47:44PM +0100, Ralph Böhme wrote:
> > > I'd say it's not a bug, but Apple is trying to squeeze out POSIX
> > > semantics.
> > Well that's what the POSIX capability bit is for.
> We don't have that in an SMB2 context. :) I'm piggy packing POSIX
> behaviour on top of vfs_fruit, probably just like Apple is piggy
> packing it left and right as needed in order to make their POSIX
> client system happy.
> > > The original bug report that shoved me into investigating this was
> > > saying that the OS X Finder occasionally wasn't able to rename folder
> > > on a Samba 4.1.16 server, for the reason that there were open files
> > > (.DS_Store, used by the Finder itself to store directory appearance
> > > properties).
> > Interesting. I think we need to know *exactly* what semantics
> > this requires before we try and emulate it.
> Not sure to what *this* refers to here, but if I thing for the
> *rename* semantics we need exactly this: in an SMB2 context with AAPL
> extension allow directory renames without checking for open files in
> the filesystem tree rooted in directory.
> > Sounds like a server bug to me.
> I don't think so. Sounds like poor-mans SMB2 POSIX extensions to me. :)
> > After all, those clients would fail against Windows in the same way.
> > Unless it's the addition of the AAPL create context switch that
> > changes the behavior.
> The behaviour is the same irrespective of AAPL create contexts.
> Thanks for taking time and looking into this!
Well thanks for doing the work to track it down.
It's certainly an Apple server bug though. Now
question is, who are we bug-compatible with ? :-) :-).
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