summary of fix for Solaris ACL bug

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Tue May 29 10:41:55 GMT 2001

Michael Davidson wrote:
> > o the bug which caused Solaris acls to be written with
> >   a [default] mask other than rwx has been fixed.
> >   The aclsort() call was recalculating the mask.
> Unfortunately, the obvious fix breaks something else.
> On UnixWare, at least, if there are no individual USER
> or GROUP entries in the ACL and a MASK entry is specified
> then the permissions in the MASK entry *must* be identical
> to the GROUP_OBJ permissions.

Sorry.  My email has been a little flaky this weekend.
I just saw your previous mail.  Yes this needs more 
testing.  I'll try to work on it later this week
if I get time.

Cheers, jerry
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