Current approaches to ACL handling
idra at samba.org
Mon Oct 1 12:42:51 MDT 2012
On Mon, 2012-10-01 at 13:28 -0500, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> What are the current best practices for ACL handling?
> To my knowledge, it's using EAs to store the ACLs. Is there any in-depth
> documentation on this implementation? Are there any other mechanisms in use?
We store the Windows ACL in an EA and a matching posix ACL translation
on the file, plus a sha hash of the ACL so we can be sure they are in
I am not aware of any other doc beyond the code.
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Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. <simo at redhat.com>
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