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    SubjectRe: [PATCH -V6 00/26] New ACL format for better NFSv4 acl interoperability
    On Wed, 7 Sep 2011 19:44:08 -0400, "J. Bruce Fields" <> wrote:
    > On Mon, Sep 05, 2011 at 10:55:22PM +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.
    > The posix acl mapping that samba and nfsd currently have to do is
    > painful for everyone and I'm delighted to get away from it.
    > My main remaining worry (besides the fact that cifs/v4 acls are too
    > complicated--but what can we do about that?)--is about how exactly the
    > (acl, mask)->acl mapping is going to work for nfsd and samba.

    I already have changes to nfsd that maps NFSv4 ACL to the richacl. You
    will find that in richaclv23 branch

    git:// richaclv23

    > If we assume that filesystems are going to mostly use acls or mostly
    > mode bits, then maybe that part doesn't matter a whole lot. I don't
    > know.


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