Samba on Linux with no ACL's is making things tough

Ed Schernau ed at
Tue Apr 4 20:59:41 GMT 2000

So 2.0.8 WILL have ACLs?  Or only IF you have some sort of POSIX
ACL support in your OS (Linux 2.2.x) ?

Can you clarify this please?  I'm actually thinking of
*gasp* dumping Samba since it can't give me the granularity I need.
(stupid unix group issues)

Jeremy Allison wrote:
> Sander Striker wrote:
> >
> > I forwarded this to samba-technical and samba-ntdom because this
> > issue is something someone is working on. I only can't remember
> > who... Luke?
> > This looks very promising.
> This is something I'm working on at the moment in 2.0.x
> and HEAD. The Linux trustee patch seems ok for the particular
> problem, but doesn't allow Windows clients access to modify
> ACLS for files that they own. To do that you need POSIX
> ACL support - that's the API we'll be adding into Samba
> 2.0.8 and HEAD (and TNG with the merge going on).
> Jeremy.
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