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SubjectRe: What's left over.
On Thu, Oct 31, 2002 at 02:00:31PM +1100, Rusty Russell wrote:
> > I don't know why people still want ACL's. There were noises about them for
> > samba, but I'v enot heard anything since. Are vendors using this?
>
> SAMBA needs them, which is why serious Samba boxes use XFS. Tridge,
> Ted?

XFS doesn't have ACLs either in plain 2.5.

> > Not for the feature freeze, there are some noises that imply that SuSE may
> > push it in their kernels.
>
> They have, IIRC. Interestingly, it was less invasive (existing source
> touched) than the LVM2/DM patch you merged.

But that only because dm added stuff to the generic code where we
told it. It's a lot more code than dm and it adds new discovery
code at the same time we start moving stuff _out_ of the kernel
to initramfs.

If you can SuSE has merged it any IBM patch posted here should get
in, coming from big blue seems to be a basic merge criteria in
Nuernberg :)

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