[Samba] LXC, ADDC and xattr_tdb...
gaio at sv.lnf.it
Mon Mar 2 11:11:42 UTC 2020
Mandi! Andrew Bartlett via samba
In chel di` si favelave...
> It isn't just that putting XATTRs in a TDB does not scale, and that
> isn't even the main issue. The issue is that if a file is deleted and
> re-created outside Samba's knowledge, then the xattrs are silently
> transferred between the old and new files.
> This isn't theoretical, we had flapping tests in 'make test' (which is
> the only legitimate use of this module) because of this.
> I've updated the wiki page.
> The FreeBSD folks have a similar pain trying to run Samba in a FreeBSD
> Some there have attempted to get around the issue by changing the code
> to use the unprivileged 'user' namespace, but this creates security
> issues (we use the privileged XATTR namespaces for a reason).
I've subscribed to samba bug, only to get in touch with this. Again,
> I realise the attraction with putting a Samba AD DC into a container
> but sadly we do need some privileged support from the OS to operate
Oh, don't bother!
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