CIFS Unix Extensions - hardlinks (not symlinks) fail against master

Jeremy Allison jra at
Mon Jun 29 14:28:47 MDT 2015

On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 12:22:40PM -0500, Steve French wrote:
> In testing Sachin's DFS patch, I noticed an unrelated server bug -
> cifs posix extension hardlinks seem broken against master
> /mnt# ln -s file-in-test-target symlink-target ; ln
> file-in-test-target hardlink-target
> ln: failed to create hard link ‘hardlink-target’ =>
> ‘file-in-test-target’: Permission denied
> Wireshark trace shows CIFS SetInfo Level 515 fails with access denied,
> level 513 (with same kind of payload) works.

Can you log a bug please steve and attach the wireshark
trace. I'm somewhat busy on other things today.

Thanks !


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