[PATCH 5/10] Debian patch: yet another (obscure?) smbmount patch...

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed May 30 21:14:01 GMT 2007

On Wed, 2007-05-30 at 22:48 +0200, Christian Perrier wrote:
> The attached patch is currently used in Debian.
> Again, this is a patch against a part of the code that is, IIRC,
> in low maintenance mode.
> I don't even have a clear idea of what the patch is meant for but
> that's mostly because I lack the needed skills.
> So, just in case you can do something with it....

So, the issue here is that the kernel suddenly gained support for the
unix extensions, but didn't have a way to still override the uid/gid etc
permissions, which suddenly got grabbed from the (Samba) server. 

Dropping the unix capabilities was the quickest way back to the previous

I think the cifs code has similar issues, but now accepts the

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.                  http://redhat.com
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