On Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 04:36:43PM -0600, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> On 11/11/14 4:32 PM, Dave Chinner wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 11:00:25AM -0700, Chris Murphy wrote:
> >> On Nov 11, 2014, at 8:36 AM, Stan Hoeppner <stan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>> On 11/11/2014 04:22 AM, Cyril Scetbon wrote:
> >>>> That's what I've read first, but someone showed me a sample where it
> >>>> works. He just told me he was using project quota. However, does it make
> >>>> sense ?
> >>>> I've also read somewhere else that quota is never enforced for root user
> >>>> (id,gid=0) that's why I was testing it ....
> >>> No, it doesn't make sense. Why would you want to enforce quotas for root?
> >> A week ago I tried this and project quotas appear to apply to root.
> > By intent and design. Project quotas are not a user/group based
> > quota and so there is no exemption for any user.
> However, at least according to the manpage, "project ID 0" is not
> enforced. Granted, that is not a *user* exception.
Correct, and again by intent and design as project quotas are
optional. i.e. there has to be some way of ensuring non-project ID
controlled files won't have quota enforcement applied to them. ;)