Subject: Re: Support for ACLs
To: Reinoud Zandijk <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/12/2001 10:10:08
On Sun, Mar 11, 2001 at 11:20:15PM +0100, Reinoud Zandijk wrote:
> Euhm... i tried to keep out of this thread, but reading all the commotion
> around these `ACLs' ... I decided to step in !!
> Well one easy thing to do would be to write a UNIVERSAL ACL fileing system
> that mounts _on top of_ another filing sytem i.e. FFS, NFS, FileCore,
> etc...

This has already (or still is maybe) been discussed, look for "stacked
filesystems" in this thread.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.