[PATCH] Maintain DOS attributes of externally copied file

Tim Potter tpot at valinux.com
Wed Aug 8 23:06:19 GMT 2001

On Wed, Aug 08, 2001 at 01:58:53AM -0700, Simo Sorce wrote:

> > Yuch. I am not a fan of NT security; I just implement it :-) NT ACLs being
> > manipulated in the core layers of the kernel sounds like a very bad idea to
> > me. A better way to do it would be using a filesystem wrapper or layerable
> > filesystem, but that's still yuchy (to me anyway). This is purely a userland
> > problem, and therefore I think the solution should exist in userland (with
> > kernel assist, ie file-notification).
> Will this scheme avoid races?

No.  But then NT doesn't avoid races either.


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