simo idra at samba.org
Sun Oct 28 23:25:41 GMT 2007

On Sun, 2007-10-28 at 23:09 +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 29, 2007 at 08:22:30AM +1100, tridge at samba.org wrote:
> > I think you may have misunderstood the Samba4 format. Both your
> > proposed format and the Samba4 format store all EAs as a single
> > blob. The difference in the IDL is very small.
> Just for the record: As we found out on irc, Tridge is
> talking about SMB-Level EAs, my language was not precise
> enough. Posix-style Extended Attributes are not called EAs,
> they are called xattrs. If required, I can easily rename the
> module.
> Sorry for the confusion,

What about format compatibility? Are you going to address that?


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at samba.org>
Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat Inc. <ssorce at redhat.com>

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