Current approaches to ACL handling

Scott Lovenberg scott.lovenberg at
Mon Oct 1 13:57:09 MDT 2012

On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 3:36 PM, Christopher R. Hertel <crh at> wrote:
> 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.
> Chris -)-----

In all seriousness, is anyone working on adding RichACLs to the kernel?

Peace and Blessings,

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