The plan for eliminating lp_posix_pathnames()

Ralph Boehme rb at
Fri Feb 12 09:42:47 UTC 2016

On Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 04:45:46PM -0800, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> Just in case you wondered what I was up to with
> this :-).
> Currently my plan is to move to using
> const struct smb_filename * instead of const char *
> on more of the VFS interfaces (such as
> get_nt_acl_fn(), mkdir, rmdir, rename etc.)
> Once this is plumbed through the VFS I
> think the best idea is to add a bool posix_pathnames
> to the struct smb_filename, which gets set
> from the toplevel parse of the incoming
> client SMB1/SMB2 request.

shouldn't we use uint64_t posix_flags instead like what we added to
files_struct for exactly the same purpose iirc?


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