Current approaches to ACL handling

Christopher R. Hertel crh at
Mon Oct 1 13:36:20 MDT 2012

On 10/01/2012 02:27 PM, Scott Lovenberg wrote:
> While we're all playing this game, I'll chime in with performance of a
> userland database versus in kernel structures and extra context
> switching. :)

Hey, you get RichACLs into the kernel and we'll be happy to use 'em.  :)

Even if EA's in are in the file system, we still need to read them out and 
process them in userland.  I think there are a few small dragons to be dealt 
with there, particularly across a cluster.

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