usershare acl parser?

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Sun Dec 11 08:33:47 GMT 2005

On Sun, Dec 11, 2005 at 12:25:05AM -0800, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> The printer secdescs are different again. NT ACLs are a complete overdesign,

Agreed, but we have to live with them.

> look at the mangling we have to do programatically to make sense of this
> stuff. Exposing this to a commandline is insane. Windows does it with a
> GUI that limits what a user can do. The problem with using the complete

False. Look at the detailed view of XP explorer. True, nobody understands what
is really going on, but it's there.

> format on a command line is people setting ridiculously complex acls
> which are essentially meaningless in the context they're being applied
> to. A simplified format enforces meaning on what is being set.

Here I simply disagree. I think having a text format exposing the full ugliness 
might make us finally understand what's going on. The latest point where we
*NEED* this is when we steal the NT acls on files from Samba4. So why introduce
a different format now?

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