Wine, samba, and xattrs

Dan Kegel dank at
Tue Sep 8 14:41:58 MDT 2009

On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 1:33 PM, Dan Kegel<dank at> wrote:
> Wine is finally getting around to supporting the DOS hidden, system,
> and archive file attributes.  A draft patch is at

Clickable patch body at

> It follows the convention used by samba3 for encoding these
> DOS attributes in unix extended attributes.
> Question: does it follow the conventions closely enough?
> In particular, it doesn't encode readonly or directory
> attributes in the xattr, nor does it create an xattr for
> files with the default attribute (archive).
> And it doesn't support the encoding used by samba4 at all yet.
> Is that ok for now?

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