[Samba] reading "write list" from a file

Helmut Hullen Hullen at t-online.de
Fri Jul 15 10:39:00 MDT 2011

Hallo, Jeremy,

Du meintest am 15.07.11:

>> for a school server I'd like the option
>>         write list = "/path/to/class-8a-list"
>> for the share [class-8a]
>> Ok - I can work with
>>   [class-8a]
>>         ...
>>         include "/path/to/writelistdefinition.txt"
>>         ...
>> but that's more ugly.

> Well, patches welcome for that :-). Shouldn't be too
> hard, we already have all the infrastructure.

Sounds very nice!

> Change the write list code to check for a leading '/' then
> open that path.

Yes - that's the way "squid" uses (too).

By the way: may be there's a problem for Samba notifying changes in such  
a file.
Changing an "include" file is notified (and that's fine).

Viele Gruesse!

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