Subject: Re: ACL's revisited
To: None <>
From: Wojciech Puchar <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 08/26/2001 00:14:16
> >config, it's that simple. It's widely recognized different people
> >want different features. Don't go around telling us we should go
> >to some other OS if we want particular feature - we want to use
> >NetBSD!
> It looks like FreeBSD is doing the right thing. Robert Watson has
> created a ufs file system that supports ACLs. There are kernel
> options to support the new file system, and I'm assuming they will
> have newfs options for file system type - ffs, ufs, or lfs.
> Thus, there is a choice.

this is OK. no ufs selected - no ACLs, no bloat

> Solaris took a different path. On a Solaris 2.6 or whatever
> box see:
> /usr/include/sys/acl.h
> /usr/include/sys/fs/ufs_acl.h
> With Solaris there are no options.
this is bad