Proposal - change some default parameter settings for 4.9.0.

Ralph Böhme slow at
Tue May 15 12:48:48 UTC 2018

On Mon, May 14, 2018 at 12:20:32PM -0700, Jeremy Allison via samba-technical 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.
> 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).

fwiw, the "ea support" option should only take affect the SMB protocol level
these das, not the use of xattr at a lower level. Cf


Ralph Boehme, Samba Team
Samba Developer, SerNet GmbH
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