PROPOSAL: extend UNIX_INFO2 to mark existence of ACLs

Jeremy Allison jra at
Fri Jan 25 05:32:12 GMT 2008

On Thu, Jan 24, 2008 at 07:32:05PM -0800, George Colley wrote:
> 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 arguments.

It isn't that crazy George. Captain pedantic and the brown-shirt
cowboys got involved, that's all :-).

Let's just add a bit that says "this thing has a POSIX ACL"
as James originally suggested :-).


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