[Samba] Issue with acl_xattr:ignore system acls in 4.5rc2

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Aug 25 19:14:00 UTC 2016

On Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 04:06:42PM +0200, Ralph Böhme via samba wrote:
> Yeah, as much as I'd like to avoid adding a new option, I guess we
> have to do something about it, my latest take on this is
>        acl_xattr:default acl style = [posix|windows]
>            This parameter determines the type of ACL that is
>            synthesized in case a file or directory lacks an
>            security.NTACL xattr.
>            When set to posix, an ACL will be synthesized based on the
>            POSIX mode permissions for user, group and others, with an
>            additional ACE for NT Authority\SYSTEM will full rights..
>            When set to windows, an ACL is synthesized the same way
>            Windows does it, only inclusing permissions for the owner
>            and NT Authority\SYSTEM
>            The default for this option is posix.
> tldr: this reverts behaviour to what it was before #12028 and make the
> behaviour introduced by #12028 optional.
> Plan? Michael? Uri? Jeremy?

I like this. Puts the tweak in the right place IMHO.


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