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    SubjectRe: [linux-cifs-client] [RFC PATCH] CIFS posix acl permission checking
    Jeremy Allison wrote:
    > On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 11:45:29PM +0100, Michael Adam wrote:
    > >
    > > When discussing this with Volker today, he had a different idea:
    > > One could implement a trans2 impersonate call in samba (as a new
    > > call in the unix extensions) that could be used to transfer the
    > > session established by the privileged user (root, say) to a
    > > different user specified as an argument to the call -- without
    > > the need to give credentials! Then this call could be used in
    > > the multi user mount scenario: when uid 1000 accesse the cifs
    > > mount then the root-dispatcher mount would create a new session
    > > initially as root and issue an impersonate call to user 1000
    > > directly afterwards.
    > >
    > > Wouldn't that be something worth considering?
    >
    > This world work, but protocol cleanliness-wise it's
    > *really* horrible :-).

    Agreed. :-)

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