xattr "trusted" namespace

Steve French smfrench at gmail.com
Fri Jun 21 10:00:38 MDT 2013

I will clean up and repost the client side patches - but also will
check with JRA on the server side of them.

On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 10:54 AM, Ted Miller <tmiller at hcjb.org> wrote:
> Have these patches been published (on this list or elsewhere)?  If so,
> please point me to them in some way.  (I searched the list archives, but did
> not find a patch for this purpose.)
> If they have not been published, are they available for testing, or when
> will they be available?
> Ted Miller
> On 6/10/2013 8:09 PM, Steve French wrote:
>> I have patches for cifs kernel client for this. Jeremy Allison was almost
>> done server patches for samba for the other end.
>> On Jun 10, 2013 6:06 PM, "Ted Miller" <tmiller at hcjb.org
>> <mailto:tmiller at hcjb.org>> wrote:
>>     (If this is the wrong place to ask this question, please feel free to
>>     point me in a different direction.)
>>     I am working on a system that needs to be able to write to the xattr
>>     namespace "trusted", as in trusted.xyz.  I only need this support from
>>     the Linux client, as the target file is being served by a Windows
>>     server.  I have tried this using Centos (same package versions as
>> RHEL)
>>     6.4, and the writes all fail with the default client.  I am hoping
>> that
>>     this has been addressed in a newer version of the CIFS client.
>>     Is the "trusted" namespace accessible in the current Linux CIFS
>> client?
>>      If so, what version of which file(s) do I need to look for?
>>     Thank you,
>>     Ted Miller
>>     Elkhart, IN, USA
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