[Samba] Reverse Veto Files - let's try again!

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Jul 28 16:27:23 MDT 2009

On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 09:43:37PM +0100, Illtud Daniel wrote:
> Since the list responsiveness seems to be at a high, le me
> take the opportunity to repost a message that got no
> answers in March:
> I've searched the list, and I can't find reference to this being
> implemented:
> reverse veto files - a list of files *allowed* rather than
> the current list of files *denied*. Possibly implemented by
> just allowing a ! in the veto files directive.
> eg:
> veto files = /!*.png/!*.gif/
> = only allow pngs and gifs to be read or written through that
> share.
> (though that's probably not the best syntax)
> I still think it's a good idea that I would find really
> valuable.

It's doable, but I wouldn't use that syntax. I'd
use an "allowed files = /XXX/" style.

> Was this discussed further? Has it been implemented under
> another directive that I've missed? Has my google-foo let
> me down?

Not been implemented yet.... Patch welcome :-).


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