Preserving NTFS permissions.

simo idra at
Mon Jul 2 21:30:29 GMT 2007

On Mon, 2007-07-02 at 15:29 -0500, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> You guys should know by now that I like to grok something in a deep and
> meaningful way before I approach it with a pointed stick.  :)
> Okay.  I'll see if we can put together something that just stores and
> retrieves the ACEs as a first step.
> The thing that still confuses me is that the default VFS behavior seems to
> take the settings from Windows systems and map them to the Posix bits, which
> in turn impacts the VFAT bitmap interpretation.  There's something weird
> going on there.

No they are not necessarily in the way, look at "store dos attributes".


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer
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