[PATCH] security descriptor stuff for HEAD

Tim Potter tpot at samba.org
Wed Jan 16 14:08:12 GMT 2002

On Tue, Jan 15, 2002 at 01:29:18PM -0800, Nigel Williams wrote:

> We need a concise external format for the sec desc and its internals so that
> we can convert to/from a text representation.  This text representation can
> then be used as input to smbcacls or other utilities.  I'd prefer it if any
> display function wrote its output to a string before outputting on a stream.
> The display function could then be paired with a parse function to convert
> the output back to an internal sec desc.

Any ideas on a good text format?  It's a pretty complicated data structure..
I invented a semi-usable one in smbcacls but I'm sure there's a nicer
way to do it.


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