Current approaches to ACL handling
J. Bruce Fields
bfields at fieldses.org
Wed Oct 3 07:48:45 MDT 2012
On Mon, Oct 01, 2012 at 02:36:20PM -0500, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> On 10/01/2012 02:27 PM, Scott Lovenberg wrote:
> >While we're all playing this game, I'll chime in with performance of a
> >userland database versus in kernel structures and extra context
> >switching. :)
> Hey, you get RichACLs into the kernel and we'll be happy to use 'em. :)
> Even if EA's in are in the file system, we still need to read them
> out and process them in userland. I think there are a few small
> dragons to be dealt with there, particularly across a cluster.
As there are for the actual file data and normal attributes. Yes, there
may well be bugs, but they're filesystem bugs....
More information about the samba-technical