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Re: XFS filesystem setfacl has limitation?

To: Emmanuel Florac <eflorac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: XFS filesystem setfacl has limitation?
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2012 13:40:53 +1100
Cc: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20120307221613.1014ea82@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <4F56C4D5.1070206@xxxxxxxxx> <20120307044242.GJ3592@dastard> <20120307221613.1014ea82@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Wed, Mar 07, 2012 at 10:16:13PM +0100, Emmanuel Florac wrote:
> Le Wed, 7 Mar 2012 15:42:42 +1100 vous écriviez:
> 
> > It's basically a limitation of the on-disk format definition that
> > has been carried over from Irix. It is an arbitrary limit - the real
> > limit is the maximum size of an attribute (64KB) and we plan to
> > raise it to that limit as part of the upcoming on-disk format
> > changes for metadata checksums...
> > 
> 
> What's the proposed time frame or kernel version for this change?

When it is ready. Think months, not years ;)

Cheers,

Dave.
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Dave Chinner
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