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Re: Repeat: Difficulties with large ACL/DACL counts

To: John M Trostel <jtrostel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Repeat: Difficulties with large ACL/DACL counts
From: Tim Shimmin <tes@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 22 May 2002 10:08:19 +1000
Cc: XFS-List <linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>, "acl-devel@xxxxxxxxxxx" <acl-devel@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Andreas Gruenbacher <ag@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Nathan Scott <nathans@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <1022008566.1989.12.camel@jtsdell>; from jtrostel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx on Tue, May 21, 2002 at 03:16:05PM -0400
References: <1022008566.1989.12.camel@jtsdell>
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Hi John,

We haven't forgotten.
cmd/xfstests/067 was written to reproduce your problem.
Been a bit busy with other stuff.

--Tim

On Tue, May 21, 2002 at 03:16:05PM -0400, John M Trostel wrote:
> There are really 2 problems described below.  The first problem in which
> having _exactly_ 21 Access ACEs and _exactly_ 21 Default ACEs on a
> directory leads to system panics REMAINS.
> 
> I suspect this is related to whether or not the ACEs and DACEs are small
> enough to be represented as 'short-form' EAs.  Note that it occurs
> between 20 entries (4 + 20*12 = 244 bytes) and 21 entries ( 4 + 21*12 =
> 256 bytes).
> 
> The second problem, in which the 17th created ACE resulted in an
> 'arguement list too long' message, has indeed been corrected.
> 
> 


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