[Samba] Solaris 11 ZFS - acl_xattr still needed ?

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue May 22 05:16:32 MDT 2012

On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 02:12:02PM +0300, Pacher Dragos wrote:
> Seems resonable, zfsacl stores the ACE's natively compared to acl_xattr
> that makes
> use of extended attributes.
> It seems that the big players (Oracle, IBM) made their own tools.
> Any idea of the strict mapping completeness among zfsacl and acl_xattr ?

Closer than posix acls, but depending on your requirements
still pretty bad for some aspects of ACLs. In particular
inheritance based things are not covered properly, and chown
operations have very different semantics.


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