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Re: permissioning on samba-mounted drive
On Fri, Apr 20, 2001 at 12:12:34PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 06:47:43PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 12:11:14PM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> >> Noel L Yap wrote:
> >> >
> >> > I looked through this and found nothing that says whether or not cygwin will
> >> > support this in the future.
> >> >
> >> Oh, sorry, I'm pretending to be Chris today. ;^T Yes, sometime in the
> >> future when somebody submits the patches to do so. Are you wanting to
> >> contribute patches?
> >Nice try, Earnie ;-)
> >Cygwin can't support real unix permissions using samba due to the
> >mapping problem between samba and windows user accounts and due
> >to the way Samba translates NT ACLs to UNIX permissions. You can
> >control the behaviour in several interesting ways by tuning your
> >smb.conf file on the samba server box (man smb.conf is your friend)
> >but you will always have some limitations. I have good experiences
> >using the following settings:
> Have you looked at the new version of Samba, Corinna? They've
> apparently made some improvements in this regard.
Not yet. I heard rumours but I was under the impression that ACLs
are only supported fully if the server system supports them as well
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