[Samba] delete file being transferred

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Mar 14 20:35:57 MDT 2011

On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 10:14:04PM -0400, Chaojie.Xiao at emc.com wrote:
> Hi ,all
>                 the situation is that:  when I upload a big file to share folder in samba and during the transmission I want to make snapshot for the share folder.
>                 So I have to stop the samba service to make the snapshot. After I stop samba service, the transmission is stopped but the file that is not transferred completely is still in the share folder.
>                 so I want to know how to delete the file that is not transferred completely after I stop the transmission to make snapshot.

What exactly are you trying to achieve ? What kind of snapshots
are you using, and why do you have to stop Samba to do this ?

Sounds like you might need a custom VFS module to communicate
with your snapshot service ?


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