Trash spec 0.3 ; Samba/CIFS shares?

Alexander Larsson alexl at
Fri Sep 10 11:24:13 EEST 2004

On Thu, 2004-09-09 at 16:29 -0500, Jerry Haltom wrote:
> I also think encoding the uid into the directory name is a really bad
> idea. It simply doesn't belong there.

But does the username belong there? Thats also a volatile identifier,
one that is perhaps more likely to change than the uid. And the uid is
what is stored in the permissions on most filesystems actually in use,
so I think its a better choice, if you need to make a per-user unique

> I would put the username into the file name, but do all matching on the
> POSIX owner attribute. This also makes some winbind situations unusable,
> where the UID may (will) change between systems, but this is mapped out
> properly on the other end.

We can't do any scanning, that is to slow and shouldn't even be allowed
in normal cases.

 Alexander Larsson                                            Red Hat, Inc 
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