(Rsync 3.0) acls for OS X

Wayne Davison wayned at samba.org
Tue Jul 17 22:50:07 GMT 2007

On Tue, Jul 17, 2007 at 03:36:10PM -0400, Warren Oates wrote:
> What's the status of acl support for OS X? What needs to be done?

What is needed is working ACL functions.  The posix ones are broken
(e.g. acl_get_entry() has completely wrong return values), and even if I
work around that, I can't find any way to interpret the ACLs enough to
figure out the user/group IDs involved along with the access bits.  We
need code that can list and set the ACLs (even if it uses OS X specific


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