[Samba] acl_xattr vs acl_tdb

simo idra at samba.org
Fri Mar 26 06:38:19 MDT 2010

On Fri, 2010-03-26 at 13:34 +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 12:25:14PM +0000, Miguel Medalha wrote:
> > 
> > >Does anyone know how many ACLs can be stored on file system (xfs) using 
> > >acl_xattr module and in file file_ntacls.tdb?
> > >   
> > 
> > There's something I would really like to know! But somehow it seems to 
> > be a secret of the gods that us mere mortals are not allowed to penetrate...
> Please say if there is any size restriction for xattrs in
> XFS. Hopefully there is none, which would mean that you can
> fill the whole file system with a single security descriptor
> if you wish.

If I remember correctly XFS used to have a size limit of 64KiB per


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at samba.org>
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. <simo at redhat.com>

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