setfacl fix

Jeremy Allison jra at
Fri Nov 15 21:55:22 MST 2013

On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 08:53:12PM -0600, Steve French wrote:
> From: Steve French <smfrench at>
> Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2013 20:41:32 -0600
> Subject: [PATCH] [CIFS] setfacl removes part of ACL when setting POSIX ACLs to
>  Samba
> setfacl over cifs mounts can remove the default ACL when setting the
> (non-default part of) the ACL and vice versa (we were leaving at 0
> rather than setting to -1 the count field for the unaffected
> half of the ACL.  For example notice the setfacl removed
> the default ACL in this sequence:

Looks good to me. Removing the default acl when
the number of ACE entries is set to zero is by
design in the Samba server, to allow setfacl -k
to work (remove the default ACL).


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