[Samba] str[fp]time - what is this and can I add padding? smb.conf

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Jun 26 05:00:42 MDT 2013

On Tue, 2013-06-18 at 09:59 -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 04:23:56PM +0100, Tom Jermy wrote:
> > I'm wanting to extend vfs shadow_copy2 in samba a little and want to add
> > additional information to the snapshot name - it's parsed by str[fp]time with
> > the format:
> > 
> >  %Y%m%d-%H%M%S
> > 
> > I want to add a 6 arbitrary characters to the beginning or end of this and
> > still have it parsed correctly.
> > 
> > Anyone have any ideas?
> Can't you just hand-parse the 6 characters first before handing the rest
> over to str[fp]time ? So long as you know they're going to be there of
> course. I'm not quite sure what you're after here.
> I like the look of the ZFS shadow copy work ! Please finish up and
> submit it so we can get it into master.


The link refers, as far as I can tell to the code (by another author)
that we now have in master.  

Andrew Bartlett

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