Failure Analysis of Samba (4/23) with NT

Herb Lewis herb at
Thu May 3 17:21:33 GMT 2001

David Collier-Brown wrote:
> Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > No, that's essentially correct. The reasoning behind the
> > parameter is that an admin may want to set a restriction
> > that group owners always have rw access for example, and
> > not enforcing that when a "create with ACL" open is done
> > would break that policy. With "acl ignore masks = False"
> > then a create with ACL would have the restriction applied.
>         Perhaps you might make it a positive statement,
>         so I won't think that "on" is true and "off" is false?
>         How about "restrict ACL with mask = true/false"

I like the idea of a positive rather than negative option.
I'd prefer "acl use masks" 


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