2.2 split has taken place.
T.D.Lee at durham.ac.uk
Thu Sep 21 08:32:48 GMT 2000
On Thu, 21 Sep 2000, Tim Potter wrote:
> anders at cwd.no writes:
> > Speaking of ACL's:
> > Does anyone know if there is an effort to create support for the
> > (unstable) Linux ACLS?
> > For info on Linux ACLs: http://acl.bestbits.at/
> > If it's not too much effort, it might be a good idea to have an
> > option --with-linux-acls or similar
> > so that whent the ACLs get more used, we're actually there in
> > advance.
> > Does anyone know what would be needed for such an solution?
> > Is there an acl-API in place in samba?
> I believe the Samba ACL support will be based around POSIX ACLs
> so it should work with the above project as well as any other
> operating system that implements POSIX ACLs.
I immediately confess to knowing nothing about ACLs. But I seem to recall
that different OSes had different versions/implementations/opinions of
So (admittedly from an outside perspective based on hazy memory!) the
suggestion of an "acl-API" would seem to be a sensible model. Allow Samba
to interface to possibly OS-specific ACLs, rather than hardwiring one
specific ACL type (POSIX) directly into samba core-code.
Just a thought...
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