Samba4 Posix NTVFS questions

Jeremy Allison jra at
Sun Nov 7 22:08:41 GMT 2004

On Sun, Nov 07, 2004 at 02:04:50PM +0100, Gémes Géza wrote:

> IMHO in long term the only viable solution would be the reformulation of 
> the Posix ACL standard (1003.1e/1003.2c Draft Standard 17), in order to 
> extend it to "natively" support the union of CIFS and NFSv4 ACLs (The 
> current Linux NFSv4 server implementation lacks many of the NFSv4 ACLs 
> advantages 
> (

Actually no, I think this would be a disaster. I think
what the NFS people did was a huge mistake, as may yet
become apparant.

Putting NT style ACLs into the Posix spec is a very dangerous
thing to do (think legal issues, not technical ones).


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