Proposal - change some default parameter settings for 4.9.0.

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Mon May 14 19:38:03 UTC 2018

On Mon, 2018-05-14 at 12:20 -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> 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.

Yeah.  Don't hold up some progress for perfect progress.

> 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).

Very interesting!


Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett             
Authentication Developer, Samba Team
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT

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