ntsec: inheritance, sec_acl and chown

Corinna Vinschen cygwin-patches@cygwin.com
Sun Jan 12 11:41:00 GMT 2003

On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 10:31:42PM -0500, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> 2003/01/07  Pierre Humblet  <pierre.humblet@ieee.org>
> 	* sec_acl.cc (search_ace): Use id == -1, instead of < 0, as wildcard.
> 	(setacl): Start the search for a matching default at the next entry.
> 	Invalidate the type of merged entries instead of clearing it.
> 	Use well_known_creator for default owner and owning group and do 
> 	not try to merge non-default and default entries in these cases.
> 	(getacl): Recognize well_known_creator for default owner and group.
> 	(acl_worker): Improve errno settings and streamline the nontsec case.
> 	* security.cc (write_sd): Remove the call to set_process_privilege.
> 	(alloc_sd): If the owner changes, call set_process_privilege and return
> 	immediately on failure. Change inheritance rules: on new directories add
> 	inherit only allow ACEs for creator_owner, creator_group and everyone. 
> 	Preserve all inheritances through chmod and chown calls. Introduce 
> 	isownergroup to implement the uid == gid case, to keep the inheritance 
> 	code simple. Do not initialize owner_sid and group_sid and stop using 
> 	the variable psd.

Finally applied.  Good work, IMHO!

Let's test this a week before releasing 1.3.19, ok?


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