Native NFSv4 ACLs on Linux

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Fri Jul 14 14:44:15 GMT 2006


On Fri, Jul 14, 2006 at 04:37:36PM +0200, Andreas Gruenbacher wrote:
> This is to announce a prototype that implements NFSv4 ACLs natively on Linux. 
> So far, the implementation supports NFSv4 ACLs on Ext3 filesystems. The code 
> is functional, but hasn't seen a whole lot of testing so far.

Just for your information: We've abstracted the Samba acl
handling so that we can sanely handle NFSv4 ACLs, in our
case for AIX JFS2 and GPFS. The conceptual mapping is done
in a generic module, and plugging this into your API should
be simple.

Expect Samba checkins next week.

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