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SubjectRe: time stamp resolution

On Wed, 13 Nov 1996, D. Chiodo wrote:

> > Perhaps the ability to have an (almost) infinite number of supplementary
> > groups assigned to a user. Yes, I know NFS doesn't support this, but at
> > least libc & the kernel could.
> >
> > I'd say a perusal of /usr/include/limits.h, and #include'd files, would
> > aid in finding limits that could use to be raised.
>
> Would it break anything to somehow enable different group permissions for
> the same file? I have no idea how this would be implemented or if it would
> break any compatibilty with anything..
>
> I recently had something come up.. Wanted to set a directory as follows:
>
> owner all permissions
> group 1 read
> group 2 read/write
> "world" no access


Hmm, perhaps instead of putting more max groups in 2.2, we should put
ACL's - it's sure looking like it right now :)

-- Elliot

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