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SubjectRe: What's left over.
Linus Torvalds <> writes:

>> ext2/ext3 ACLs and Extended Attributes

>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?

CIFS/SMB. Replacing Windows Fileservers. Supporting the required Windows
semantics. World domination.

That's one patch I personally consider really important. Getting the API in
place and a couple of FSses supporting it. The rest is up to user space.


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