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SubjectRe: [patch 10/13] Solaris nfsacl workaround
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on den 16.02.2005 Klokka 17:17 (+0100) skreiv Andreas Gruenbacher:
> On Tue, 2005-02-15 at 18:29, Trond Myklebust wrote:
> > lau den 22.01.2005 Klokka 21:34 (+0100) skreiv Andreas Gruenbacher:
> > > Solaris nfsacl workaround
> >
> > NACK. No hacks.
>
> Well, I'm not in the position to fix Solaris. It would be possible to
> implement NFSACL for NFSv2 (Solaris has it), but I doubt that we need
> it. Your NACK probably means we'll have to carry it around as a vendor
> patch.

See the thread between Olivier Galibert & I. There are ways of doing
this which do not involve putting nfsacl code in the generic sunrpc
layer.
Either a callback or a flag in the "struct svc_program" to override the
standard RPC server reply (instead of checking the ACL program number)
would be fine as far as I'm concerned. I can't speak for Neil's
preferences, though.

I am, however, surprised when you say that Solaris has problems with
this. The PROG_MISMATCH error does also tell the client the minimum and
maximum supported version, so if all is working well, then it recognize
that we support version 3 only. It seems wierd that they should then
choose to treat that as an mount failure.

Cheers,
Trond

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Trond Myklebust <trond.myklebust@fys.uio.no>

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