Proposal - change some default parameter settings for 4.9.0.

Jeremy Allison jra at
Mon May 14 19:20:32 UTC 2018

On Tue, May 15, 2018 at 07:06:09AM +1200, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> I strongly agree that our out of the box solution should be as simple
> as (or better still, simpler than) running windows.  This has been the
> policy (if not always the implementation) for the AD DC for a long time
> and I think the same should apply to the fileserver too. 
> What about ACLs?  Should we store the full NT ACL by default like the
> AD DC does?  Can we somehow make acl_xattr the default vfs module
> without breaking everything?

Maybe :-). But that is a separate patch I think which means
*much* more re-working of our test infrastructure.

Right now I think I'll start small and just fix this
immediate pain point. I really want to do this as it
help to adding the SMB2 unix extensions, which will need
EA support to store symlinks (correctly).



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