abee79f vfs: Use posix_sys_acl_blob_get_file in vfs_gpfs for posix ACLs

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Oct 12 05:32:17 MDT 2012

On Fri, 2012-10-12 at 13:16 +0200, Christian Ambach wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> On 10/11/2012 01:16 PM, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > If there is an NFSv4 ACL, then we give an error.  The layers above
> > this cope with errors, and when the patch to vfs_acl_common is
> > applied (currently there are no callers) it will simply fall back to
> > the hash of the NT ACL.  (And given the simple mapping, this is less
> > important to implement).
> >
> > If it is a posix ACL, then call the posix helper function that
> > linearlises the posix ACL into a blob, along with the owner, group
> > and mode.
> I fixed up the module and let it behave as requested (although I do not
> understand what this code is trying to do, especially as all of these
> functions are yet unused because the caller code is missing).
> > What was the error BTW?
> Wrong parameter count to macros, use of undeclared variables..
> Those should have been spot-able by just compiling in ones mind, so this 
> patch doesn't seem to be very carefully done.
> There is a patch set coming through autobuild (that also adds some
> formatting fixes).


As GPFS is a very important use case for Samba, I wonder if it would be
possible to have the the gpfs-gpl userspace parts we link against
installed on sn-devel?  We wouldn't be able to run the module, but it
would be good to at least compile this.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org

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