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SubjectRe: [PATCH -V6 00/26] New ACL format for better NFSv4 acl interoperability
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On Wed, 21 Sep 2011 15:45:31 -0400, "J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@fieldses.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 01:00:43PM +0530, Aneesh Kumar K.V wrote:
> > On Mon, 5 Sep 2011 22:55:22 +0530, "Aneesh Kumar K.V" <aneesh.kumar@linux.vnet.ibm.com> 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.
> > >
> > > 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://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/fs/acl/kvaneesh/richacl.git master
> > >
> > > To test richacl on ext4 use -o richacl mount option. This mount option may later be
> > > dropped in favour of a feature flag.
> > >
> > > More details regarding richacl can be found at
> > > http://acl.bestbits.at/richacl/
> > >
> > > Changes from v5:
> > > a) rebase to v3.1-rc4-131-g9e79e3e
> > >
> > > NOTE: The kernel changes will be pushed to
> > > git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/kvaneesh/linux-richacl.git richacl
> > > when kernel.org is back
> > >
> >
> > I pushed the kernel changes to
> >
> > git://github.com/kvaneesh/linux.git richacl
>
> Thanks! This doesn't seem to have the branch with the followup patches
> for nfsd?
>

richacl-fullset branch should have the full patchset including nfsd
changes. The changes are based on an older kernel version. Currently i
am planning to focus on the local file system and VFS changes so that we
can get that merged upstream.


-aneesh



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