Evaluating Windows Security Descriptors.

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Dec 19 19:24:01 GMT 2007

On Wed, Dec 19, 2007 at 01:22:13PM -0600, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:

> So...  the thing is that Linux doesn't need to know about the Windows
> semantics.  That's why they'd like to put enforcement into Samba (in a VFS
> module).  That will maintain Windows semantics via CIFS over the wire, but
> not impact native Linux access.

Can't be done that way without race conditions. As Volker
said, it must be in the kernel.


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