Patch: Let smbtorture run when EAs are not supported

Jeremy Allison jra at
Mon Oct 7 20:40:44 UTC 2019

On Wed, Oct 02, 2019 at 11:24:31AM -0400, Gordon Ross via samba-technical wrote:
> I forgot (and Volker reminded me) that I needed to use NT_STATUS_EQUAL
> in that status check.  I did that in a later commit but forgot about
> that when I extracted this change from other work.  Attached is a new
> patch.  This one passes gitlab.
> Volker reviewed and did some testing.  (Thanks!)

Sorry for the delay. Looks good to me - RB+ and pushed.

Thanks Gordon !


> On Tue, Sep 24, 2019 at 12:11 PM Gordon Ross <gordon.w.ross at> wrote:
> >
> > Some servers (and some file system types) choose not to implement OS/2
> > style EAs.  As one example, the server I work on supports named
> > streams but does not support EAs.  I gather some file system types
> > (even on Windows) also don't support EAs.  Many smbtorture tests that
> > have little to do with EAs refuse to run only because
> > smb2_create_complex fails if EAs are not supported.
> > Attached is a patch to make that failure non-fatal.

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