[Samba] unix exts / wide links / symlinks
jra at samba.org
Wed Apr 7 11:57:04 MDT 2010
On Wed, Apr 07, 2010 at 09:33:30AM +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 07, 2010 at 08:38:50AM +0200, Stefan Götz wrote:
> > > Sorry for that, but Samba just can't afford to be called
> > > insecure by default.
> > Absolutely - and I do very much respect the reasons for
> > that. So Linda and I are
> > suggesting a non-default option or option value called something like
> > "YesIWantToShootMyselfInTheFootAndWontComplainAboutItOnSlashdotSoTurnOnWideLinks"
> > instead of reverting to an insecure default. In our usage
> > scenarios, such a shot in the foot is something quite
> > desirable and useful.
> If you asked me, I would support that.
> insecure wide links and unix extensions = yes
> or so. Now you have to convince Jeremy to also accept it :-)
Ok, I'm or with a "wide links = insecure" option, with
the man page expressing the opinion that enabling it is
But I'm not spending the time to code it up (but will
test and apply patches from people who do :-).
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