[SCM] Samba Shared Repository - branch master updated - release-4-0-0alpha8-970-gd6270df
jra at samba.org
Fri Aug 14 13:39:20 MDT 2009
On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 06:21:49AM -0400, Simo Sorce wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-08-13 at 12:12 -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 10:53:36AM +0200, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
> > > Can we please use an idl based union to store this information?
> > Actually I'd rather not. I'm getting concerned about EA space,
> > normally we only have 64k available, and we're now using EA
> > space for the security descriptors, which can potentially
> > be quite large. What advantage do you see to doing it this
> > way over individual EA's storing specific metadata ?
> I thought we had 4k on ext2 ?
> Or has that limit changed ?
I finally looked up the details in the kernel source,
for ext3 and it's a one block limit. But that's per-EA, not
for all EA's.
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