Support for Solaris ACL?

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Wed Feb 4 18:07:11 GMT 1998

hi steen,

are you a c programmer?  do you know, or anyone else know, of some example
source code that uses solaris acls?


On Thu, 5 Feb 1998, Steen Jensen wrote:

> Hello,
> I need to setup permissions for a bunch of files, that's a bit more
> complex, then possible with traditional UNIX permissions. I can set the
> permissions exactly right, by using the ACL's in Solaris 2.5.
> The problem is, that I need to share these files with Samba, to Win95
> clients. When doing this people don't get the rights the need, because
> Samba don't support/respect the additionally rights given in the ACLs.
> So my question is, will Samba get support for Solaris ACL system?
> Maybe it's not possible at all?
> I don't need any mapping between NT ACLs and Solaris ACLs, but it would be
> pretty cool though...
> Best,
> Steen Jensen                                 System & net administrator
> -- 
> Aalborg University			     e-mail: sj at
> Institute of Electronic Systems
> Department of Communication Technology

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