ACLtorture and code checking tool

Tim Potter tpot at
Thu Jun 16 01:20:40 GMT 2005

On Wed, 2005-06-15 at 13:47 +0200, Christoph Klein wrote:
> Hi,
> I've appplied to google's "summer of code" programm, to write a more
> windowish implementation of acls for samba and linux, with you as my
> mentoring organisation.
> I already started coding with dome minor results and in order to be
> continue i have 2 questions?
> Is there a tool avaible that does stress tests on smb servers including
> setting, altering, removing ACLs and that checks if these are properly
> enforced? Can smbtortute do that?
> I think i've raed somewehre on this list, that samba uses some tool to
> check source code automatically to enhance code quality. Is this the
> case and where can i get this tool?

The smbtorture program in Samba 4 has a test called RAW-ACLS which you
might like to look at.  It doesn't really hammer them very hard, but
does create a whole bunch of different ACLs and tests whether they work
as expected.

Take a look in source/torture/raw/acls.c for the gory details.

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