Wine, samba, and xattrs

Dan Kegel dank at
Tue Sep 8 22:17:33 MDT 2009

On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 1:53 PM, Jeremy Allison<jra at> wrote:
>> Wine is finally getting around to supporting the DOS hidden, system,
>> and archive file attributes.  A draft patch is at
> This is very timely :-). I'm planning to enhance
> the encoding of DOS attrs with some of the extra
> fields we need for NTFS compatibility (mainly
> "create time") in the 3.5 - 3.6 timeframe.
> The code you're pointing to will overwrite
> the "extended" version of the DOS attributes
> that we're going to add. What is your timeframe
> for getting this patch into wine ?

I hope to get it in this week.  We can turn it on with an
experimental configure option until the extended stuff
is settled, maybe.

> Maybe I can
> work on the code for both Samba 3.[56] and wine
> to do this at the same time ?

That'd be sweet.  I'll try to get the skeleton of the wine
patch in so you can just fill in the fun stuff.
- Dan

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