[PATCH] Reparsing on mountpoint boundary crossing

Stefan Metzmacher metze at samba.org
Fri Aug 25 08:04:04 UTC 2017

Hello Jacob,

> This patch is our attempt to implement reparsing when crossing
> filesystem boundaries, using the IO_REPARSE_TAG_MOUNT_POINT as specified
> by Microsoft.  It appears to work well, except for something that looks
> like a client side caching issue of the returned file modes.  Comments

I'm wondering if this should only apply to directories
and also only is the device of the parent directory doesn't match the

If you have something like this:


I guess only
/data/share1/dir1/mount1 and
should be reported reparse points.


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