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SubjectRe: What's left over.
On Wed, 2002-10-30 at 19:31, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > ext2/ext3 ACLs and Extended Attributes
> I don't know why people still want ACL's. There were noises about them for
> samba, but I'v enot heard anything since. Are vendors using this?

I teach Linux classes to corporate IT guys (~300 or so this year) and
many of them are migrating from Solaris or deploying Linux along side

Solaris has had ACLs since 2.5.1 (1996), and EAs since 2.9 (May 2002).

Having ACL in Linux is a VERY COMMON REQUEST that I hear from the


Dax Kelson
Guru Labs

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