Read-only and POSIX ACLs

Dmitry Melekhov dm at
Wed May 11 02:58:07 GMT 2005

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeremy Allison" <jra at>
To: <samba-technical at>; <samba at>
Sent: Tuesday, May 10, 2005 11:25 PM
Subject: Read-only and POSIX ACLs

> Hi all,
> I can make a simple change to smbd for the next stable
> release that will cause POSIX ACLs to be checked before returning
> the DOS mode of a file is "read-only".

IMHO, this is good idea.

> The question is, shall I make that change and if so should I have
> a fallback parameter to turn off the behaviour if people require
> it ?

We don't use read-only files, afaik, so I don't need this parameter. But,
anyway, fallback parameter is always good thing :-)

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