[Samba] Switching between

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Jan 11 13:59:08 MST 2013

On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 08:31:57PM +0000, Steve Tice wrote:
> Jeremy Allison <jra <at> samba.org> writes:
> > 
> > There's no code in Samba to do this unless you're doing it
> > via a client.
> > 
> > You could write custom code to pull the data out of the tdb
> > and re-store as EA's on the files, but that's outside the scope
> > of the tools we provide.
> > 
> > Jeremy.
> Thanks Jeremy for confirming what I expected. I imagine the best
> documentation for writing such a migration would be the source
> for the VFS modules. Are there any other places to look for such
> info? For example, something that shows how to fetch a record from
> a TDB, and something that shows how to store ACL data in an EA.

No, this is all in the source code and that's where you'll
have to look I'm afraid. The tdb library documentation will
tell you how to fetch the tdb records - the tdb key will be
hashed device/inode number.


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