Jeremy Allison jra at
Wed Dec 5 11:24:02 GMT 2001

On Wed, Dec 05, 2001 at 11:57:26AM -0700, David Reimschussel wrote:

> I too noticed the similarities with the solaris/unixware interface and
> the lack of facl().  I have looked all over and can't find it.  It isn't
> documented anywhere and I can't find it in the #include file where acl()
> is defined (or in any other include file.)  As far as I can tell, we're
> going to have to only use the filename-based interface: acl().
> Rainer: you're an hp guy- do you know if there are any operating system
> updates that give us facl()?  I can't believe that HP would leave it out
> in the first place.  HP gave us descriptor based acl manipulation for
> HFS.  Surely there's something similar for JFS.
> Assuming there's no facl(), is there any way to take a file descriptor
> and get its filename?  If that's not possible, what are the chances of
> making samba give us only filenames?  I guess that would mean adding
> #ifdef HPUX_HAS_NO_FACL or something similar around all uses of the file
> descriptor based interface.  That's pretty ugly.

Yes, too ugly to live :-). We need to convert a fd to name internally
to the sysacl interface.


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