PROPOSAL: extend UNIX_INFO2 to mark existence of ACLs
jra at samba.org
Fri Jan 25 05:33:45 GMT 2008
On Thu, Jan 24, 2008 at 09:57:08PM -0600, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> I don't think that they're "arguments", per. se. We're just trying to get a
> handle on what James is suggesting and how it might interact with other file
This is a CIFS *POSIX* layer. In defining this I don't care about
file systems that are non-POSIX. Screw them.
> There are several flavors of ACL and a lot of schemes for mapping settings
> from one type to another. MacOS, for instance, uses a POSIX-style API to
> access and control ACLs with settings that are similar to Windows ACLs. I
> know of at least one file system that keeps both POSIX permission bits (not
> full ACLs) *and* Windows security descriptors.
If it's not a POSIX ACL, it's not something of interest to the
CIFS POSIX extensions.
Let's stop the arguments and add the bit George (and Steve)
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