[Samba] domain-free multi-user use cases

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Oct 27 20:52:55 UTC 2021

On Wed, Oct 27, 2021 at 02:51:39PM -0500, Patrick Goetz via samba wrote:
>It's a hot mess because the kernel developers refuse to acknowledge 
>the need to incorporate a VFS permissions model closer to NFS or 
>Windows ACLs. Really, this can be simplified to "the kernel needs to 
>adopt NFS ACLs". Windows ACLs jumped the shark long ago, likely due to 
>corporate customer requests to handle edge cases.  Other than the 
>stuff no sane person would ever use, Windows and NFS ACLs are largely 
>identical (since NFSv4 just copied Windows).

It's not all "the kernel developers" I'm afraid, just one very
influential one :-(.

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