[Samba] VFS ACL modules - question to developers

David Roid dataroid at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 11:16:34 MST 2011

Hi Jeremy,

I can understand the limit of acl_xattr because every specific file system
may impose a limit on number of extended attributes. But now that with
acl_tdb ACLs are stored in tdb file, should not there be nothing to do with
file system?


2011/12/6 Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org>

> On Mon, Dec 05, 2011 at 03:00:01PM +0100, adrian.berlin wrote:
> > Hi Jeremy,
> >
> > I'm going to check your patchs on Wednesday.
> Thanks. I'm going to be in the UK from Tues -> Tues (1 week)
> with limited access to email, so please be patient with
> responses to queries.
> > So I understand that ACL TDB are also limited by filesystem?
> Well the ACLs do need to be mapped onto the underlying
> file system as well as being stored in the tdb, so yes
> this module is still bound by the underlying file system
> limits.
> Jeremy.
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