[Samba] Symlink with mklink
slow at samba.org
Wed Dec 2 17:07:37 UTC 2015
On Wed, Dec 02, 2015 at 08:39:27AM -0800, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 02, 2015 at 02:30:00PM +0100, Marc JIROU wrote:
> > So no one is interesting in having symbolic link on a samba server ?
> > When i was looking for informations, most of people think that symbolic
> > link are
> > reserved to NTFS and can't exists on a smb server, that why no one ask for.
> > I'm pretty sure a lot of people are waiting for this ( at least people that
> > use unix system )
> > but that's just my personnal opinion
> Well people use symlinks on Samba servers all the time.
> But they create and manage them on the UNIX side and
> the Windows clients are unaware of them.
> What advantage does having the clients aware of the
> link bring ?
POSIX clients, eg OS X loves symlinks.
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