Question Need for 'module' installed in 3.6.0-rc2

Linda W samba at
Tue Jun 14 17:29:37 MDT 2011

Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 10:39:11AM -0700, Linda W wrote:
>> Volker Lendecke wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 12:16:11PM -0700, Linda Walsh wrote:
>>>> I was looking over the vfs modules installed in 360rc2 and noticed
>>>> one that didn't have an '0ld':
>>>> [/usr/lib64/samba/vfs/]
>>> This is to work around a bug in XFS on Linux. XFS does not
>>> preserve the SGID bit when creating directories.
>>> Volker
>> ----
>> 	Sorry I wasn't clear -- I only run XFS, so my example where it was
>> working was on XFS.
>> 	Where did you get the idea that it doesn't work on XFS?
> and I have seen it myself. Maybe it's fixed in newer
> versions.
> Volker
	I've been running the 2.6 series for quite a while, and have
never seen this...

	I don't think this is 2.6 kernels as I've only used XFS on linux since...
~2000 (before it was in mainline; used to work at SGI)....I've used the SGID bit
for a couple of years, so I don't know exactly when it was fixed...

Last update to that bug seems to have been 2004...

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