On Thu, 2009-02-12 at 21:52 -0800, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> On Feb 12, 2009, at 8:52 PM, Da Rock wrote:
> >> With reasonable organization, and appropriate use of sudo or setgid
> >> binaries for things like people who use SVN or CVS, there generally
> >> isn't reason or need for a user to be in so many groups.  For the
> >> exceptional cases, switching to using a full ACL system rather than
> >> the traditional Unix permission model is probably going to be a  
> >> better
> >> solution.
> >
> > Interesting. What would you suggest for full ACL?
> Well, it depends on what you're doing in terms of user requirements  
> and systems (ie, are the FreeBSD boxes fileservers, clients, or  
> both?), but the stuff which comes with FreeBSD is documented in  
> acl(3), getfacl, setfacl, etc.  Other choices might involve something  
> like the Andrew File System / Transarc DFS stuff, or Windows Active  
> Directory and Samba/CIFS on the FreeBSD boxes....
> Regards,

So you're talking in terms of the FS only? I thought you said the kernel
wasn't capable? I'll have to look into this a more thoroughly, I'm
intrigued to say the least. Not to say I'll ever probably use it, but it
does present a limitation.

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