Samba suggestion. (.smbaccess)

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Thu Oct 5 13:09:13 GMT 2000

Ries van Twisk wrote:
> But If .smbaccess is implemented you can set access 
> restrictions on a 'per directory base' or even 
> change locking semantics on a per directory base. 
> I do understand maintaining this files might be a
> problems so one must be a bit conservative using 
> these files but it would extend the flexibility of samba 
> a lot. Also I don't know if it's difficult to implement 
> this or not. It just a thought..... (that's where 
> thoughts are for :-)  )

Probably not enogh payoff for the work.  Also would be a 
lot of overhead.  And since the same stuff can be done 
right now using filesystem permissions.....

Of course, this doesn't stop anyone from playing with 
the idea, I just don't think it will make its way into the
HEAD source branch.

Cheers, jerry
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