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    SubjectRe: VFS 64-bit clean
    On Fri, Feb 27, 1998 at 08:25:46PM -0500, Theodore Y. Ts'o wrote:
    > Date: Thu, 26 Feb 1998 23:57:20 GMT
    > From: "Stephen C. Tweedie" <>
    > I would strongly recommend that we use i_faddr instead of i_dir_acl for
    > this, since fragments are currently *completely* unused in all ext2fs
    > variants, whereas there are patches waiting to be merged which use the
    > acl fields.
    > I would agree with Albert Calahan that we should use i_dir_acl. We can
    > make sure the patches don't break by using #define's for i_dir_acl.

    Well, the problem is that I chose quite a bad name for this field.
    Actually, i_dir_acl contains a pointer to the default ACL that can be set
    on a directory and is inherited by files and subdirectories. A file can
    have i_file_acl set (if it has an explicit ACL) or i_dir_acl set (if it
    has inherited the default ACL from its parent directory).

    I should probably rename the two fields in my next patch:
    i_file_acl -> i_acl and i_dir_acl -> i_default_acl.


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