allan at umich.edu
Thu Jul 22 19:25:10 GMT 1999
--On Friday, July 23, 1999, 5:19 AM +1000 Allan Bjorklund <allan at umich.edu>
> --On Friday, July 23, 1999, 5:00 AM +1000 "Cole, Timothy D."
> <timothy_d_cole at md.northgrum.com> wrote:
>> Anyway, I can already see that the POSIX.6 definition of ACLs isn't
>> general enough for our purposes; HP-UX's implementation, while obviously
>> influenced by it, will not map to it very well. vis a vis:
> [Description of HP ACLs deleted.]
> And AFS has N user and/or group entries (registered with the AFS pts
> server) with lookup, insert, delete, administer, read, write, and lock
> permissions applied to directories. The files in the directories take the
> permissions of the directory. The unix owner/group/other settings are
> ignored even though they are present.
> Also, my experience tells me that the sticky and execute bits on files
> in AFS may also have an effect, but I haven't found documentation to
> clarify it. Some programs pay attention to them, some don't.
Oh, I forgot, AFS rights are either positive or negative
(i.e., logical not).
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