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SubjectRe: [PATCH -V7 00/26] New ACL format for better NFSv4 acl interoperability
On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 09:02:35PM +0530, Aneesh Kumar K.V wrote:
> Hi,
>
> The following set of patches implements VFS and ext4 changes needed to implement
> a new acl model for linux. Rich ACLs are an implementation of NFSv4 ACLs,
> extended by file masks to fit into the standard POSIX file permission model.
> They are designed to work seamlessly locally as well as across the NFSv4 and
> CIFS/SMB2 network file system protocols.

Except for two questions in replies to individual patches, these look
good to me.

--b.

>
> A user-space utility for displaying and changing richacls is available at [4]
> (a number of examples can be found at http://acl.bestbits.at/richacl/examples.html).
>
> [4] git://github.com/kvaneesh/richacl-tools.git master
>
> To test richacl on ext4 use tune2fs -O richacl to enable richacl feature and mount
> the file system using -o acl mount option.
>
> More details regarding richacl can be found at
> http://acl.bestbits.at/richacl/
>
> Changes from v6:
> a) Update patches based on review comments.
> b) Add Acked-by:
> c) rebase to 3.1-rc10
>
> git repository With all the patches can be found at
> git://github.com/kvaneesh/linux.git richacl
>
> IMHO the patches are ready to be merged upstream. How do we push these changes
> to Linus tree ? Andrew, Viro, any comment on how we can get this merged upstream ?
>
> -aneesh
>
>


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