GUI for ACL
freebsd.user at seibercom.net
Sat Jul 17 11:48:43 UTC 2010
On Sat, 17 Jul 2010 18:04:56 +1000 (EST)
Ian Smith <smithi at nimnet.asn.au> articulated:
> In freebsd-questions Digest, Vol 319, Issue 9, Message: 24
> On Fri, 16 Jul 2010 07:26:18 -0400 Jerry <freebsd.user at seibercom.net> wrote:
> > On Fri, 16 Jul 2010 09:17:25 +0530
> > Ashish SHUKLA <ashish at FreeBSD.org> articulated:
> > > I've not used KDE since they released KDE 4, but IIRC, KDE 3.5.x used to have
> > > ACL support integrated in it by default. Are you sure there isn't any such
> > > setting you probably missing during compilation in KDE 4.x ?
> > >
> > > References:
> > >  http://www.flickr.com/photos/wahjava/507889368/#/
> > No really. You cannot add users or change individual user's permissions
> > via KDE's default file browser. Obviously, I can accomplish most of
> > what I want to do from the command line, abet more slowly and error
> > prone.
> Does that represent a regression in KDE4 from KDE3.5.x?
> > Having read up on a few Googled items, it appears that FreeBSD has not
> > matured sufficiently yet to allow full integration of ACLs. Supposedly,
> > 9.x will offer better integration.
> Integration with what? KDE?
> Perhaps I googled a little harder Jerry, but thanks to Robert Watson's
> TrustedBSD framework, FreeBSD has supported POSIX 1.e ACLs since 5.1 and
> NFSv4 ACLs in 8-STABLE for quite a while now; they'll be in 8.1-RELEASE
> for both UFS and ZFS filesystems.
> Maybe it's the predominantly Linux-centric KDE that has not yet matured
> sufficiently to include support for FreeBSD ACLs? As Carmel memtioned,
> the (as usual) excellent article by Dru Lavigne on using FreeBSD ACLs at
> http://onlamp.com/pub/a/bsd/2005/09/22/FreeBSD_Basics.html demonstrated
> using Gnome's Nautilus enhanced by the port sysutils/eiciel - in 2005.
> Among the many other useful results from googling 'FreeBSD ACLs':
Per wiki: "support so called POSIX.1e ACLs, based on an early POSIX
draft that was abandoned".
My original statement is still valid, FreeBSD has still not released a
stable version of its OS that fully supports the latest acl standards.
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