[Samba] Posix vs. Windows File/Directory Permissions

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Fri May 15 18:30:29 MDT 2015

Am 16.05.2015 um 00:06 schrieb Klaus Hartnegg:
> Disturbing is the fact that one cannot simply do everything with
> Linux-acls, because there are always also the access rights of the
> owner. They are honoured before checking the acls. I do not know what to
> do if a user switches to a different team, and should loose the access
> rights to the old files. Windows does also know the concept of owner,
> and special permissions for that user, but such permissions are usually
> not set, and need not be set

when he is not the owner of the parent directory it don't matter because 
Linux don't allow access to a file when you have not access to one of 
the parent folders while windows have the broken concept if the 
permissions of a single file are too open and you know the path you can 
do anything

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