Subject: Re: Support for ACLs
To: Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/08/2001 21:46:52
On Thu, Mar 08, 2001 at 11:03:23AM -0800, Wolfgang Rupprecht wrote:
> some extra goop on the side.  Just like most program that use ttys
> ending up having to know about the invisible tty baggage, most
> programs that creates files end up having to know about ACLs.  Thats a
> lot of code.  It will be an uphill battle to get third-party
> developers to add the ACL support.


On VMS; I ignored them most of the time, and programs didn't know about them.

I did set them manually on files or directories that needed them. Hm,
and I think there was a default ACL in a directory, which was used by files
created in it.