updated ksmbd (cifsd)
jra at samba.org
Mon Dec 14 18:48:20 UTC 2020
On Mon, Dec 14, 2020 at 06:45:51PM +0100, Stefan Metzmacher via samba-technical wrote:
>Am 14.12.20 um 02:20 schrieb Steve French via samba-technical:
>> I just rebased https://github.com/smfrench/smb3-kernel/tree/cifsd-for-next
>> ontop of 5.10 kernel. Let me know if you see any problems. xfstest
>> results (and recent improvements) running Linux cifs.ko->ksmbd look
>> very promising.
>I just looked briefly, but I'm wondering about a few things:
>1. The xattr's to store additional meta data are not compatible with
> Samba's way of storing things:
> In order to make it possible to use the same filesystem with both servers
> it would be great if the well established way used in Samba would be used
> as well.
A thousand times this ! If cifs.ko->ksmbd adds a differnt way
of storing the extra meta-data that is incompatible with Samba
this would be a disaster for users.
Please fix this before proposing any merge.
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