Re: Unable to change the 'name' field from 'ext3_dir_entry_2' structure.
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On Sat, Mar 22, 2008 at 01:17:04PM +0530, ashish mahamuni wrote: > 1: I am trying to write a tool to hide a file/directory. > So I am changing the 'name' field to NULL. > Directories get hide properly. But nothing for file(Unable to change the 'name' field) So you're deliberately corrupting the filesystem. This wouldn't be for some university class assignment, would it? > 2: Of course filesystem is mounted. Well, there's your problem. The name is cached in the kernel's dentry cache. It won't necessarily work for directories, either, BTW. I think you've just been getting lucky. - Ted _______________________________________________ Ext3-users mailing list Ext3-users@xxxxxxxxxx https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/ext3-users
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