Jeremy Allison jeremy at
Thu Feb 24 18:22:54 GMT 2000

"John E. Malmberg" wrote:
> That is very interesting, because unless my memory is very faulty:
> Windows NT does not allow you to specify the order of the ACEs in a DACL
> from any GUI or command line utility.
> It always seems to present them as a sorted list.

Yes, that's true - it *presents* them as a sorted
list. But it's the GUI tools that are sorting the ACL
before storing it.

There is no programmatic requirement that the ACL
be sorted.


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