Evaluating Windows Security Descriptors.

Christopher R. Hertel crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Wed Dec 19 19:36:58 GMT 2007

Jeremy Allison wrote:
> 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.

Can you identify the race condition for me?  I don't know where such a
problem would manifest itself.


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