[SMB3POSIX] File attributes

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Nov 13 17:50:21 UTC 2023

On Mon, Nov 13, 2023 at 12:28:18PM +0100, Ralph Boehme wrote:
>We had support for file atttributes in the CIFS UNIX extensions, this 
>is currently not in the spec (or code) for SMB3 POSIX.
>Is this intentional? What is the reason?

Do you mean the attributes listed by:

man chattr.

chattr - change file attributes on a Linux file system

This was at the insitence of Steve as I recall.
We never implemented this.

Might be done via a tunnelling ioctl ? Other thoughts ?

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