[Samba] 4.17.3 on debian: vfs_full_audit issues

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Dec 9 20:35:52 UTC 2022

On Fri, Dec 09, 2022 at 08:05:06PM +0300, Michael Tokarev via samba wrote:
>Speaking of which. I see there's a bugreport about that filed in debian and
>in redhat, - people do wonder why their setups broke with samba upgrade.
>I don't think there was a big issue to keep old "compat" names for the new
>calls. Looking at source3/modules/vfs_full_audit.c, - there's no issue to
>support both naming schemes.
>More, the "old" scheme (with mkdir and open, as opposed to mkdirat and
>openat) is definitely more native, intuitive, understandable. The fact
>that the open call is done using openat syscall is an implementation detail,
>the thing actually done is open, the traditional and universally understood
>open. So to me it looks like this rename is a bug.

Yeah, we should probably add alias ability to vfs_full_audit
to keep the "old" intuitive names.

Can you log a feature request bug and I'll try and see
how hard it is to code up ?



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