[Samba] domain-free multi-user use cases
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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