[PATCH] Ensure that the default ACL contains the standard entries

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Mar 11 11:56:00 GMT 2011

Hi Christian,

On Dec 16 12:10, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Dec 15 19:46, Christian Franke wrote:
> > BTW: Are there any long term plans to actually implement the acl "mask" ?
> > Should be possible by mapping the "mask" restrictions to deny acl
> > entries for each named entry:
> There are no such plans, but that doesn't mean I wouldn't take patches
> which implement this.  In fact I would be *very* happy to get patches
> which improve ACL handling, and I'm not finicky in terms of the type
> of enhancement.  Various ideas come to mind:
> - Fix acl(2) by handling deny ACEs at all.
> - Implement the POSIX 1003.1e functions (maybe simply in terms of
>   the existing Solaris API).
> - Add missing Solaris ACL functions (acl_get, facl_get, acl_set, facl_set,
>   acl_fromtext, acl_totext, acl_free, acl_strip, acl_trivial).
> - Add Solaris NFSv4 ACLs, which, coincidentally, are almost equivalent
>   to Windows ACLs.  This would work nicely for NTFS ACLs, of course.
>   See http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/doc/819-2252/acl-5?l=en&a=view
> - Last but not least:  Actually handle "mask".

did you have any further look into any of these points?


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