[Samba] WinNT offline file attribute
John E. Malmberg
wb8tyw at qsl.net
Wed Apr 24 20:06:19 GMT 2002
Shirish Kalele wrote:
> As I understood it (and I could be wrong), indicating offline wasn't
> a problem, the problem was finding out if a file was offline. I'm
> sure Damir could code up a custom fix to make Samba do it (using
> ioctl's or whatever) and distribute the fix as his patch. But I
> don't see how there could be a generic fix. I remember there was
> talk of such a thing.
The other part of the problem is identifying if the version of Windows
that the client is running will honor the offline bit.
It it does not, then such a client would cause the entire shelved file
system to be swapped in and out.
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