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SubjectRe: smbmount problems
On Sat, 25 Aug 2001, VDA wrote:

> Fixed smbmount problems by carefully reinstalling kernel and samba.

That's nice.

> The only thing left is this:
> mount -t smbfs -o noexec //server/e /mnt
> does not honor noexec! All files appear rwxr-xr-x.

smbmount does not understand all flags that mount understands (including
options that mount considers standard). To change permissions you need to
set them with the fmask/dmask options.

smbmount should understand noexec and pass it to the mount syscall as
MS_NOEXEC. But it doesn't, and that's a bug.

Note that noexec does not affect the permissions, it simply makes it
impossible to actually execute things. The files can still have execute


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