Subject: Re: kern/3787: adosfs interprets execute protection on directories as S_IX*
To: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 06/24/1997 17:57:35
Maybe make it a mount time option?
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On Tue, 24 Jun 1997, Todd Vierling wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Jun 1997, Michael van Elst wrote:
> : adosfs translates AmigaOS protection flags into UNIX mode bits.
> : PROTECTION_READ becomes S_IRUSR, PROTECTION_WRITE becomes S_IWUSR
> : and PROTECTION_EXECUTE becomes S_IXUSR (and similar for group
> : and other permissions).
> : For files this is a correct interpretation of semantics, however for
> : directories this is not true. AmigaOS ignores the PROTECTION_EXECUTE
> : bit on directories completely. There is no difference between a
> : readable directory and an accessible directory as in UNIX.
> : As a result a directory without PROTECTION_EXECUTE can be used under
> : AmigaOS but not under NetBSD.
> I'm not so sure this should be forced (directories +x). There are a couple
> filesystem patches I have sitting around that add access privilege to
> directories, as well as a third-party addition to MultiUserFileSystem.
> I vote this stays as is. chmod +x the directory if you want to access it ;)
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