[cifs-protocol] [120102224009784] are reparse points and EAs really mutually exclusive?

Aurélien Aptel aaptel at suse.com
Mon Oct 26 17:47:01 UTC 2020

Obaid Farooqi <obaidf at microsoft.com> writes:

> Hi Aurelian:
> Can you please provide the same output for a file that you know for sure has a reparse point with some reparse data?

No, I was using WSL to create those files which stores unix file
attributes in EAs and reparse tags.

Symlinks have the target in the reparse data but no EAs. Which makes me
wonder how they store the uid:gid.

It seems a reparse point can have EAs if it has zero length data (just a reparse tag).

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