Preserving NTFS permissions.

Jeremy Allison jra at
Wed Jun 20 17:10:46 GMT 2007

On Wed, Jun 20, 2007 at 12:05:52PM -0500, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> I may be in a position to do or help do the work.  I won't promise yet (you
> know me too well anyway) but it does sound like an interesting problem to solve.
> Would we need only one ACE per file/directory or is it possible to have
> multiple ACEs assigned?  I imagine the latter.

Store/restore the NDR linearization of the ACL. That's the easy part.
Then you have to make it fit with checks on open(), and also obey
the inheritance rules on the ACL in the parent directory. That's the
hard part.


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