ACL: Default and other problems

Patrik Jansson fbsd at
Thu Oct 19 07:38:34 UTC 2006

> I experiemented with the ACls under fbsd 5.3 and got some problems
> with how freebsd calculates the permissions. I followed the
> instructions on [0].
> My aim is to install default ACLs, so a group of users
> (with possible broken umask) can work together on git-repositories.
> The idea is that the default ACL will provide ACL-based rwx access
> for the group 'git' (minus real permissions / mask makes rw or rwx
> for files, rwx for directories).
> I've mostly problems with default ACLs and the new permissions.
> I put two test-scripts to [1], plus their output (*.output) and
> the questions I've to the results (*.question) on a website.
> Any pointers on what I did wrong or in depth FreeBSD-ACL documentation
> are appreciated.
I would also like to know if there's a in-depth ACL documentation. I
posted a question about ACLs because I'm having difficulties setting up
default ACLs. My question was posted 11/10 but I haven't got an answer


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