[Samba] File listing problems in 3.0.13

James Peach jorgar at gmail.com
Sun Apr 17 11:04:50 GMT 2005

On 4/16/05, Cale Fairchild <cale at brocku.ca> wrote:
> Thanks for another quick response, I have done some poking in the code and
> found that the cause of the problem for the missing file is that in the
> function get_lanman2_dir_entry in trans2.c, dname returns false on the last
> entry of the directory. I also noticed that where changes in the assignment of
> dname between 11 and 12
> < trans2.c.3.0.11
> > trans2.c.3.0.12
> ---
> <               prev_dirpos = TellDir(conn->dirptr);
> <               dname = ReadDirName(conn->dirptr);
> ---
> >               long curr_dirpos = prev_dirpos = dptr_TellDir(conn->dirptr);
> >               dname = dptr_ReadDirName(conn->dirptr,&curr_dirpos,&sbuf);
>                 if (!dname)
>                         return(False)
> I am going to try and track it down further but I am wondering if this
> triggers any thoughts.
> Another thing that I notice in the code is that I get messages such as:
> get_lanman2_dir_entry:readdir on dirptr 0x10425968 now at offset -183597246
> in the logs, the offset grows through the positive numbers and then it prints
> negative from high to low (long int overflow) yet the files seem to be shown.
> However the last entry printed is very close to -1 again (possible overflow of
> unsigned long?)
> Sorry to bother you about this again but I don't really know how to approach
> SGI with this since I don't know how to describe the problem to them so that
> they understand it and I get differing results with the same OS and the same
> compilers.

What do you do to get the differing results?

James Peach | jorgar at gmail.com

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