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SubjectRe: Stable backport of cifs nlink workaround?
The patch is a little larger than usual for stable but for those where
the backport is trivial, seems reasonable candidate for stable.

On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 9:24 AM, Sitsofe Wheeler <sitsofe@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Is there any chance that 74d290da476f672ad756634d12aa707375d3564d
> ([CIFS] Provide sane values for nlink) could be backported to the stable
> 3.2 kernel?
>
> The reason I ask is because if you Using a Debain Wheezy box with a
> 3.2.41-2+deb7u2 kernel the following is problematic:
>
> Mount a share using cifs from a Windows 2008 machine on to 2008share
> Use Samba 3.6 to export the share as //linux/2008share
> Using a Windows 2012 machine browse to \\linux\2008share
>
> because the directories will appear to be files to the Windows 2012
> machine.
>
> On the Debian box doing
> stat 2008share/dir
> says
> Device: 18h/24d Inode: 844424932383132 Links: 1
>
> Using a Fedora 20 box with a 3.13.3-201.fc20.x86_64 kernel to do the
> same says:
> Device: 27h/39d Inode: 844424932383132 Links: 2
>
> In https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=52791#c4 Jeff mentions
> that if there were demand a RHEL 6 customer could ask for a backport so
> it looks like the change is isolated enough to be put into stable...
>
> https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9346 also talks about the
> issue.
>
> --
> Sitsofe | http://sucs.org/~sits/



--
Thanks,

Steve


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