David Mulder dmulder at samba.org
Mon Nov 20 14:43:30 UTC 2023

On 11/18/23 12:02 PM, Ralph Boehme via samba-technical wrote:
> Hi!
> I've worked a lot on the spec over the last 2 weeks.
> I've mostly finished POSIX-SMB2 (the existing spec, first link below) 
> and while working on that I realized that it makes absolutely no sense 
> to have filesystem behaviour in POSIX-SMB2, so I've started a 
> POSIX-FSA document alongside POSIX-FSCC.
> Naming convention:
> I'm following MS nomenclature, just replacing the MS- prefix with 
> POSIX, which gives POSIX-SMB2, POSIX-FSA and POSIX-FSCC. With these 
> it's possible to have nice and consistent cross references.
> Current WIP:
> https://www.samba.org/~slow/smb3_posix_extensions.html
> https://www.samba.org/~slow/fsa_posix_extensions.html
> https://www.samba.org/~slow/fscc_posix_extensions.html
> I've created a project for this under the Samba umbrella on gitlab here:
> https://gitlab.com/samba-team/smb3-posix-spec
> WIP branch:
> https://gitlab.com/samba-team/smb3-posix-spec/-/commits/slow-wip
> The hosting of the spec on Codeberg feels a somewhat odd and having 
> the spec hosted where most contributors already have an account 
> simplifies collaboration. We can of course continue to push master to 
> Codeberg once in a while to have an independent hosting, if that is 
> what some might prefer?
> I'm planning to finish POSIX-FSA in the next weeks. I'm happy to take 
> reviews, fixes, improvements and "you can't do this!".
Great work Ralph! Thanks for working on these. I'm fine with moving it 
to samba gitlab.

David Mulder
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