patch draft for extended attributes on linux
carson at taltos.org
Thu Jun 26 17:29:04 EST 2003
--On Wednesday, June 25, 2003 10:01 PM -0700 jw schultz <jw at pegasys.ws>
> I'd say that a security regimen that requires xattrs to
> tighten security is misguided.
And you'd be wrong. Simple user/group security is not _nearly_ enough for
all sorts of use cases. Simple use case:
- Alice and Bob need to read the file
- Charlie and David need read/write access
- Nobody else should have any access
Impossible with simple user/group permissions.
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