updated ksmbd (cifsd)
namjae.jeon at samsung.com
Tue Dec 15 02:29:01 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://protect2.fireeye.com/v1/url?k=e100f21c-be9bcb17-e1017953-002590f5b904-
> >> 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.
You said that samba can handle it even if ksmbd has own extra metadata format. I didn't think it was
necessary to what you said. If we have to do this, I think it is not too late to work after sending
ksmbd to linux-next first.
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