Wols Lists <antli...@youngman.org.uk> wrote:
> On 11/06/18 09:54, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> > Well, "Windows ACLs" is the only ACL system that is standardized (as part
> > of
> > the NFSv4 standard). The old proposal in POSIX.1e from 1993 from Sun has
> > been
> > withdrawn in 1997 since the customers did not like it.
> Ummm - just because it's standard doesn't mean it's any good :-)
Is is a result of a common discussion. At the same time, when Sun introduced
NFSv4 ACLs, IBM and Apple did the same for their local filesystems.
> This version I'm talking about dates from about 1983. The company making
> it went bust in 1991.
What are you talking about?
IIRC, the first ACLs have been on VMS in the late 1980s.
> I've just had a quick look at the NFS v4 RFC, and almost the first thing
> I see is DENY entries. These ACLs don't have deny, because it's
> pointless. And DENY is exactly why I think Posix/Windows ACLs are
> confusing and hard to use.
Your text looks confusing. You claim DENY entries and no DENY entries in the
same paragraph without explaining what you are talking about.
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