PROPOSAL: extend UNIX_INFO2 to mark existence of ACLs
gcolley at apple.com
Fri Jan 25 03:32:05 GMT 2008
Man I didn't think things would get this crazy. I have a little
reading to do before comment further, but really all we want was for a
client to know if the posix modes were the only security on the file.
I would prefer only going across the wire to get the acl if one exits.
Let me read the whole thread and see if I can figure out all the
On Jan 23, 2008, at 10:19 AM, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> I have been reading those papers recently, and have tried pinging
> him once
> or twice. I haven't heard back.
> Steve French wrote:
>> Possibly useful background, Andreas's paper from a few years ago
>> describes some of the issues involved with mode bits, POSIX ACLs,
>> and NFSv4 ACLs:
>> and a more recent paper on NFSv4 ACLs and Linux
>> Does anyone know what ever happened with the per-mount permission
>> he suggested:
> "Implementing CIFS - the Common Internet FileSystem" ISBN:
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