[Samba] still ACL bug in 3.0.14a

Yannick Bergeron burgergold at hotmail.com
Tue Apr 19 13:46:51 GMT 2005

I can't find any info on the "silent delete fail" bug (how can I reproduce 
it? what is the impact?)

We would like to evaluate what problems this bug would cause and if we can 
live with it for some time.

Gonna give a last try with 3.0.15-pre2


>From: Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org>
>Reply-To: Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org>
>To: Yannick Bergeron <burgergold at hotmail.com>
>CC: jra at samba.org, samba at samba.org
>Subject: Re: [Samba] still ACL bug in 3.0.14a
>Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2005 16:14:50 -0700
>On Mon, Apr 18, 2005 at 07:07:45PM -0400, Yannick Bergeron wrote:
> > I will be able to give you the info tomorrow after 07:30 EDT, just ask 
> > what you need.
> >
> > As I said to jerry, we are running on AIX (4.3.3, 5.2 and 5.3 soon). 
> > is used to access DFS fileserver which has its own extended acls
> >
> > In our case, the problem is with DFS, but there is other fileserver 
> > provide extended acl that could have the same problem (AFS, GPFS)
>Ok, this isn't going to work for you as we can't
>currently read DFS ACLs. I'll add a parameter setting that
>will allow you to remove the new behavior and
>you'll have to put up with the "silent delete fail"
>bug until you can give smbd a library that returns
>POSIX compatible ACLs from DFS, AFS or GPFS.

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