[PATCH] security descriptor stuff for HEAD

Nigel Williams nigel at veritas.com
Wed Jan 16 15:14:07 GMT 2002

the ability to set/use default/current domain/domain_sid, flags, mask might
slim things down a bit.



> -----Original Message-----
> From: samba-technical-admin at lists.samba.org
> [mailto:samba-technical-admin at lists.samba.org]On Behalf Of Tim Potter
> Sent: 16 January 2002 13:55
> To: Nigel Williams
> Cc: Alexey Kotovich; samba-technical at lists.samba.org; tridge at samba.org;
> abartlet at samba.org
> Subject: Re: [PATCH] security descriptor stuff for HEAD
> 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.
> Tim.

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