usershare acl parser?

Jeremy Allison jra at
Sun Dec 11 17:39:59 GMT 2005

On Sun, Dec 11, 2005 at 10:58:20PM +1100, tridge at wrote:
> Jeremy,
>  > Ok, I was wrong - I should have used an example of :
>  > 
>  > "D:P(A;;GA;;;SY)(A;;GRGWGX;;;BA)(A;;GR;;;WD)"
> Why do you want SEC_DESC_DACL_PROTECTED ? (the 'P' flag). As there is
> no parent, its not needed and is pretty obscure at any time.
> the 'SY' ACE is pointless as its reasonable to assume 'local system'
> can do whatever it darn well pleases to a local resource. The GWGWGX
> is also a bit verbose - using GA (generic all) is much simpler and
> probably what you really wanted.
> So I suspect what you wanted was this:
>   D:(A;;GA;;;BA)(A;;GR;;;WD)
> which translates as "all rights for admins, everyone else read".

You're missing the point. This is not a sane way of specifying
this for a UNIX admin. Compare that with :


Which is the syntax I'm proposing.


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