[Samba] Execute on file access

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Jul 5 16:54:11 GMT 2007

On Thu, Jul 05, 2007 at 12:22:57PM +0200, spam at itserv.de wrote:
> >> I'd like to store images on a samba server, and from each image stored a
> >> thumbnail should be calculated. Thus, after a file is created/modified,
> >> I
> >> need to call a program passing the path name of the stored/modified file
> >> as a parameter.
> >
> > Write a VFS module that connects to the close operation.
> Simple enough! Yes, give me two or three minutes, and I'll be done.  ;-)
> Open Source makes everybody a brilliant programmer, true?
> However, thank you for your answer, which reads to a non-programmer like
> me as: "no, that feature is missing".

You always have the option to purchase programmer time to implement
a feature like that. On closed source systems "no, that feature is missing"
would be your only answer until enough people complained or the
company providing the software went out of business.


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