On Fri, 2005-06-17 at 11:42 +0200, Christoph Klein wrote:
> Hi Jerry,
> On Thu, Jun 16, 2005 at 02:40:24PM -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
> > Chris, do you mean implementation a new ACL model for an existing
> > Linux filesystem ? Or do you mean implementing a new mapping
> > of Windows ACLs onto file system acls?
> No, IMHO the posix_acl code within samba does the best it can to map
> between the worlds. But i think that a lot of people have more
> complicated setups, and need finer grained rights. And to compete as a
> fileserver with windows a windowish ACL model is a must. Thats why i
> want to implement this new system. I plan to write a lsm module module
> to have the kernel code fs independent.
See the ntacl-lsm module in lorikeet. This is how we are trying to
handle this in Samba4. I'm told we need some more kernel-side hooks
Talk to tpot about it, and how it can be finished off. It will be good
to see this area moving again!
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Samba Developer, SuSE Labs, Novell Inc. http://suse.de
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College http://hawkerc.net