Re: [PATCH v18 00/22] Richacls (Core and Ext4)
Date: Sat Mar 12 2016 - 16:13:35 EST
On Fri, 2016-03-11 at 09:07 -0500, J. Bruce Fields wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 11, 2016 at 06:01:34AM -0800, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 09:17:05AM +0100, Andreas Gruenbacher
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > Al,
> > >
> > > could you please make sure you are happy with the current version
> > > of the
> > > richacl patch queue for the next merge window?
> > I'm still not happy.
> > For one I still see no reason to merge this broken ACL model at
> > all.
> > It provides our actualy Linux users no benefit at all, while
> > breaking
> > a lot of assumptions, especially by adding allow and deny ACE at
> > the
> > same sime.
> Could you explain what you mean by "adding allow and deny ACE at the
> same time"?
> > It also doesn't help with the issue that the main thing it's trying
> > to be compatible with (Windows) actually uses a fundamentally
> > different
> > identifier to apply the ACLs to - as long as you're still limited
> > to users and groups and not guids we'll still have that mapping
> > problem
> > anyway.
> Agreed, but, one step at a time?ÂÂMy impression is that the Samba
> still consider this a step forward for Linux compatibility.
It is a step forward, but being able to store SIDs in the ACL, would be
a much better one.
> > But besides that fundamental question on the purpose of it I also
> > don't think the code is suitable, more in the individual patches.
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