chown with not existing user/group

Matthieu CASTET
Fri Feb 29 09:45:00 GMT 2008


Dave Korn <dave.korn <at>> writes:

>   Because it has to emulate unix perms by relating uid/gid to windows RIDs,
which are owned, allocated and
> controlled by the system, and not under the arbitrary choice of the user, so
the semantics wouldn't be the
> same even if we did create ACLs with unrecognised SIDs on them.
Another question, why isn't possible to mount the partition with a special flag
(like managed mode), where the permision are stored in a database instead of
trying to map them on windows perms.

This mode will do something like what does fakeroot on Linux.


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