Windows vs POSIX directory rename with open files behaviour
rb at sernet.de
Mon Jan 26 10:07:00 MST 2015
On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 10:20:44AM -0800, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> 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.
> > Definitely.
> > > 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.
A feature, I swear! :)
> Now question is, who are we bug-compatible with ? :-) :-).
I'd like vfs_fruit to be as bug compatible as possible to Apple's
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