POSIX ACL support?

Matthew Kirkwood weejock at ferret.lmh.ox.ac.uk
Mon Oct 11 16:50:36 GMT 1999

On Tue, 12 Oct 1999, Jeremy Allison wrote:

> > Does anyone know if the POSIX ACLs that Linux is testing will be supported
> > by Samba 2.2? I know other UNIXes have them, will/are they supported as
> > well?
> Yes I'm looking at the Linux ACL patch right now and am
> intending to add mapping between NT ACLs and POSIX ACLs
> in a future release. No dates yet I'm afraid :-).

Which one?  There are now two distinct ACL implementations.

While on the subject of kernel support, are the requirements for kernel
oplocking documented anywhere?  A short description of the Irix API and
its semantics might cause me to hack a Linux version..


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