generic ACL interface (RFC)
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at switchboard.net
Wed Jul 28 18:07:30 GMT 1999
> > a mapping (not necessarily a good one) to unix
> > permissions.
> That's (typically) accomplished by the native ACL implementations
so, if the HP/UX ACL implementation supports something nice (which someone
mentioned that it did, which posix does not) then we can map it to an NT
ACE or whatever.
> Rather than implementing NT ACLs on Unix per se (that's a slightly
> different problem),
i'd suggest avoiding this. no-one is allowed to suggest maintaining a
separate database with ACL permissions on a per-file basis, ok? :-) we've
discussed this before (two-three years ago) - you risk losing info.
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