ACL: Default and other problems

Nico -telmich- Schottelius nico-freebsd-questions at
Wed Oct 25 12:40:49 UTC 2006

Chuck Swiger [Tue, Oct 24, 2006 at 09:21:51AM -0700]:
> [...] 
> >Now I am interested on how you would solve this problem with standard
> >Unix-Ids without using external tools (like callin chown/chgrp/chmod
> >each update).
> This constraint makes the problem impossible to solve.  Either you  
> are interested in the impossible, or you aren't really looking to  
> solve the problem using standard Unix mechanisms...

Actually, I am really not looking for 'old Unix mechanism' to solve
that issue, because I think ACLs are definetly made for this kind of

I've been using ACLs on Linux for some years now and I am really
wondering why simply applying the default ACLs is such a problem
in fbsd.

As far as I know, ACLs are considered stable in FreeBSD, aren't they?

I am really wondering who to contact for the issues I've reported on [0].

Thanks for any hints,


``...if there's one thing about Linux users, they're do-ers, not whiners.''
(A quotation of Andy Patrizio I completely agree with)
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