[PATCH][SMB3] fix stat when special device file and mounted with modefromsid

ronnie sahlberg ronniesahlberg at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 04:19:22 UTC 2020

Receiver-by me.

Should we set up a test for this in the buildbot?

On Wed, Oct 21, 2020 at 2:05 PM Steve French via samba-technical
<samba-technical at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> When mounting with modefromsid mount option, it was possible to
> get the error on stat of a fifo or char or block device:
>         "cannot stat <filename>: Operation not supported"
> Special devices can be stored as reparse points by some servers
> (e.g. Windows NFS server and when using the SMB3.1.1 POSIX
> Extensions) but when the modefromsid mount option is used
> the client attempts to get the ACL for the file which requires
> opening with OPEN_REPARSE_POINT create option.
> --
> Thanks,
> Steve

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