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Re: 2.4.18 update details

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Subject: Re: 2.4.18 update details
From: Jason White <jasonw@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 11:03:42 +1100
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Now that ext3 and XFS use the same ACL interfaces, as I understand it,
the plan is to have a single set of ACL tools which will be compatible
with both filesystems. What this means on the packaging front is a
single set of packages that will support ext3 and XFS.

I may be wrong here, but this is what appears to be underway (based on
mailing list discussion).

Thus, once the common ACL tools are in place it would simply be a
matter of updating the relevant package files.


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