[Samba] vfs_snapper

Stefan G. Weichinger lists at xunil.at
Sat Jun 22 07:29:01 UTC 2024

Am 21.06.24 um 09:29 schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger via samba:
> Am 20.06.24 um 17:51 schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger via samba:
>> So my alternative might be dropping snapper and do the btrfs-snapshots 
>> plus the rotation etc with self-written (=copied) scripts and timers.
>> vfs_shadow_copy2 worked in my tests, I only switched to vfs_snapper 
>> because it looked promising to have all the rotation and cleanup of 
>> snapshots done by snapper (nicely configured in one place).
>> Displaying the snapper-snapshots via vfs_shadow_copy2 doesn't work 
>> afai see: the naming doesn't match etc
> Or we stay with snapper for doing snapshots ... and skip using 
> vfs-modules for that "previous versions" feature in Windows.
> Sharing ".snapshots" as separate readonly samba-share for admins only 
> worked for years also (then based on rsnapshot).
> Maybe vfs_snapper gets fixed some day, I can't tell how many work the 
> needed fixes are.

how MUCH work ... pardon my french

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