Posix ACL`s on Solaris

Simo Sorce simo.sorce at polimi.it
Fri Jan 12 23:09:01 GMT 2001

On Fri, 12 Jan 2001, Jeremy Allison wrote:

> "Romeril, Alan" wrote:
> >
> > Jeremy,
> >         Is the Posix ACL code supposed to compile on Solaris?  Running
> > configure --with-posix-acls says no support for them, am I just being a bit
> > to impatient for the working ACL code :)
> >
> Solaris ACLs are not POSIX ACLs. A wrapper from the abstract
> interface (defined in lib/sysacl.c) needs to be written for
> Solaris. The abstract interface is based on the POSIX draft
> so that it is an identity mapping for POSIX ACL systems. Other
> systems need a wrapper to map their underlying ACL mechanisms
> into something that matches this interface.
> Solaris, IRIX, HPUX and AIX are on the list of wrappers to
> add, but currently I'm focussing on getting the POSIX one
> working correctly.

Is OSF/True64 posix compliant?

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