[Samba] VFS ACL modules - question to developers

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Dec 14 12:01:34 MST 2011

On Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 12:36:09AM +0100, Björn JACKE wrote:
> On 2011-12-05 at 10:27 -0800 Jeremy Allison sent off:
> > We could extend the acl_tdb and acl_xattr modules so
> > that they never consider the underlying file system permissions,
> > but that would completely divorce the Windows permissions
> > from the local filesystem permissions. We dont' do that
> > yet (it would need some additional coding) as no one has
> > ever demanded that as a feature.
> isn't this what acl_xattr:ignore system acls = yes is supposed to do?

Not quite. It never checks the underlying system ACLs but it
doesn't override them.

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